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ADP Issue No.06
25 Jan 2019
Partnership Update
The Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) supports the strengthening of policies, systems and capacities needed to ensure medicines and other health technologies for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) reach the people in need. ADP is a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) and PATH, and is supported by the Government of Japan. This newsletter shares news and updates from the past year and looks forward to 2019 as we accelerate our efforts to build resilient and sustainable health systems and achieve health for all.
 
Blog post
ADP scaling up efforts to end TB, malaria and neglected tropical diseases
The Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) is expanding its efforts to increase the access and delivery of new treatments for TB, malaria and NTDs in low- and -middle income countries.Read more
Op-ed
African nations unite so that critical medicines reach patients in need
‘African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization’ (AMRH) Week crystallized the collaborative work being done to standardize the approach to regulating new medicines across Africa. Regulatory harmonization will accelerate the movement of new medicines from the laboratory, to patients in need. One avenue to fast-track this is for countries to use the AU Model Law for Medical Products Regulation. This Op-ed outlines why and how.
Paving the way for access to medicines in Ghana
ADP supported the development of the new National Medicines Policy (NMP) in Ghana, which was launched by Ghana’s Ministry of Health. The NMP provides overarching guidance for the management of pharmaceuticals, with the objective of ensuring equitable, sustainable, and universal access to quality, essential medicines and other health technologies for all people. Read more
Blog post
Photo story
Defeating drug-resistant TB in Indonesia: a human face
Indonesia’s national TB programme is making significant progress in responding to the threat of drug-resistance. Find out more about the approach taken by the programme and follow Junaedi through his daily treatment regimen. Read more
ADP Updates
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ADP Status Report 2018
A summary of the key achievements of ADP, from its inception in 2013 until 2018. The report highlights the impact that ADP has had in strengthening capacities in low- and middle-income countries to improve access and delivery of new health technologies for TB, malaria and NTDs. Read more
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ADP Project Brief
This provides an overview of ADP’s innovative approach and highlights key successes in focus countries. (English and French version)
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TDR Implementation research toolkit
This toolkit supports researchers on the ground to conduct implementation research within health systems and community settings. It is designed for health care providers, programme staff and researchers to help them learn and adapt a standard process that leads to results. Go to Toolkit
Upcoming activities
Uniting Efforts for Innovation, Access and Delivery: A Global Dialogue
30–31 Jan 2019, Bangkok, Thailand
Co-convened by the Government of Japan, ADP and the Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund, this event brings together a global network of biomedical R&D funders, product development partners and organizations and platforms focused on access and delivery of health technologies for unmet health needs – including malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases. Participants will share common challenges, identify best practices and discuss topics for potential future collaboration and dialogue. Read more
Access and Delivery Partnership: A Platform for South-South Exchange and Learning
1 Feb 2019, Bangkok, Thailand
This meeting will bring together about 40 stakeholders from ADP focus countries (Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Tanzania, Thailand and Senegal) and beyond for discussions and knowledge exchange on solutions to address the major challenges across the value chain for access and delivery of new health technologies.
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2019
29 Jan - 3 Feb 2019, Bangkok, Thailand
PMAC 2019 is an annual international conference focusing on policy-related health issues. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Political Economy of NCDs: A Whole of Society Approach”, with an aim to identify major bottlenecks, root causes and propose solutions at national and global level to accelerate implementation of NCD prevention and control. Read more
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