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Partnerships and innovative initiatives central to accelerating UHC in Africa

By Keizo Takemi and Achim Steiner On 04 Sep 2019 Read 81

Five years ago, an Ebola outbreak ripped through West Africa, killing over 11,000 people. During the 2014 outbreak, no effective vaccines or treatments were available while the international community’s response was often perceived as too reactive. In 2018, Ebola struck again in the Democratic...

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FDA launches Med Safety App to improve health care delivery in Ghana

By Felicia Osei On 28 Jun 2019 Read 538

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has launched a Med Safety App to improve services in the health sector. The Authority says the app will among other things provide a two-way communication between patients or consumers and health professionals. The App, which will allow users to report side effects...

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Capacity strengthening of legal and regulatory experts

By NEPAD On 14 May 2019 Read 757

Johannesburg, May 3, 2019   The  African Union Development Agency-NEPAD   African Medicines Regulatory Harmonisation  strategic plan (2018-2023) has set a target to have 25 countries domesticate the African Union Model Law by 2020. Developed in response to prevailing gaps in nati...

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Regulating drug prices matters – Committed to UHC while strained by NCDs

By Hector Castro On 26 Mar 2019 Read 922

“Imagine if an epidemic threatened to kill 41 million people every year. It’s already happening. This year. Last year. Next year, too. Non-communicable diseases are the world’s biggest killers…” this tweet from Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Director General of the WHO) i...

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TDR’s role in the Access and Delivery Partnership: maximizing the impact of health innovations

By TDR On 21 Feb 2019 Read 821

In late January 2019, the Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP), the Government of Japan, and the Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund convened stakeholders in Bangkok, Thailand, for a global dialogue on “ Uniting efforts for innovation, access and delivery. ” Here we introduc...

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