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To scale-up TB preventive therapy, we need to bundle tools & improve access

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 19, 2018
Please see this blog post: https://naturemicrobiologycommunity.nature.com/users/20892-madhukar-pai/posts/41136-to-scale-up-tb-preventive-therapy-we-need-to-improve-access-to-a-bundle-of-tools There...
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access to diagnostics Access to Medicines Latent TB infection new tools
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment on GlaxoSmithKline’s Good News

Eric Obscherning - April 6, 2016
The Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) welcomes the announcement by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) outlining a new and more flexible approach to patents and intellectual property (IP) to increase acc...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care drugs Essential Medicines NCD pharma pharmaceuticals
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya?

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 31, 2015
Dear Friends, Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya? We have an opportunity to #MultiplyChange but need your support. There are massive gaps in who has access to treatments in Kenya...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care Depression developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Drug Policy global health policy health and human rights Heart Disease Kenya leadership Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Drug Monopolies Hindering Access to Medicines

Erin Little - Dec. 18, 2015
Hi, I was curious if anyone had seen this article or perhaps understood the monopoly laws which have allowed CEOs like Martin Shkreli to combine forces over the past few years. Interested to hear t...
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Access to Medicines Essential Medicines Law phamaceuticals pharma pharmaceutical law
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

You are invited: Cost of Cancer Drugs- Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

Elizabeth Omondi - Sept. 27, 2014
Cancer diseases are some of the most expensive diseases to treat and one of the major global health challenges for both developed and developing economies. In seeking a solution to address the issu...
Keywords:
Access to Medicines cancer Children & NCDs Conferences & Meetings Publications & Research
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

You are invited: Cost of Cancer Drugs- Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

Elizabeth Omondi - Sept. 27, 2014
Cancer diseases are some of the most expensive diseases to treat and one of the major global health challenges for both developed and developing economies. In seeking a solution to address the issu...
Keywords:
Access to Medicines Bioethics cancer Conferences & Meetings Essential Medicines Innovation Intellectual Property