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Strengthening the prevention of neglected tropical diseases in Tanzania

By Fay Venegas On 05 Sep 2016 Read 5048

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are 18 communicable diseases identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) which affect an estimated 1.7 billion people globally, mostly in l...

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Ghana’s Minister of Health applauds the ADP’s support in the development of the National Medicines Policy

By Belynda Amankwa On 24 Aug 2016 Read 2645

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Ghana has recently developed the third edition of the National Medicines Policy (NMP), which expresses the government’s commitment towards “the ...

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Cross-sectoral and policy coherence needed to achieve national public health goals in Tanzania

By Dr. Hassan Mshinda & Dr. Henry Irunde On 22 Apr 2016 Read 3172

On 22-23 March 2016, the consultation on “Policy Coherence on Improving Health Technology Access and Delivery”was co-convened by the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Deve...

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Health innovations do not miraculously reach people in need

By Dr. Tim France On 18 Feb 2016 Read 2679

The Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) is a Government of Japan-supported collaboration between UNDP, WHO/TDR and PATH. It supports low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...

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The ADP provides crucial support in strengthening Ghana’s National Medicines Policy

By Belynda Amankwa On 15 Dec 2015 Read 3864

In light of recent public health reforms aimed at achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in Ghana, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has embarked on the process of revising the secon...

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