UCL News [15 October 2018]
“The health innovation system is ‘broken’ and failing patients”
IP Watch [20 September 2018]
“WHO releases draft roadmap for access to medicines; comments show polarised views”
Recife, Brazil – September 2018
DNDi and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, along with diverse national stakeholders, are partnering to improve access to diagnosis and treatment for Chagas disease in Brazil. The collaborative project was launched during the 54th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine held in the city of Recife in northeast Brazil.
Frankfurter Rundschau [16 August 2018]
“Forschung auch für arme Patienten” – “Research also for poor patients”
The Star Online [28 July 2018]
“Wait over for hep C screening”
BFM [27 July 2018]
“Scaling up hepatitis C treatment”
Pharmaceutical Technology [24 July 2018]
“Curing hepatitis C at a fraction of the cost”
Amsterdam/Geneva – 23 July 2018
Initiative in Malaysia to enhance country’s public health approach to hepatitis C
FIND and the DNDi will partner to generate evidence that will support policy change and scale up of hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment. This work, announced at the AIDS 2018 conference in Amsterdam and ahead of World Hepatitis Day 2018, is being conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Malaysia with a view to overcoming barriers to diagnosis and treatment.
Le Monde [22 July 2018]
“L’hépatite C, la grande oubliée” – “Hepatitis C, the most overlooked”
Outbreak News Today [2 July 2018]
“Redefining access to medicines: panel Q&A from ISNTD d³ 2018”
Global Citizen [7 June 2018]
“How Switzerland is leading the fight against neglected tropical diseases”
24 May 2018
DNDi and MMV, supported by Unitaid, delivered a statement on the progress made by WHO in developing a Global Framework on Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development. The statement calls for R&D and access to child-friendly medicines, and open data sharing of research findings.
HSB Noticias [6 May 2018]
“Crisis del ‘Chagas’ se agrava en Colombia según el Instituto Nacional de Salud” – “‘Chagas’ crisis worsens in Colombia according to the National Institute of Health”
Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine
2-5 September 2018
Posters on advances and challenges for Chagas disease and an access project in Colombia
DNDi participating in several round tables on Chagas disease and cutaneous leishmaniasis and the satellite forum FSBEIN
14 August 2018
Graeme Bilbe – discussion on medical care in developing countries
by Grillon C, Krishtel PR, Mellouk O, Basenko A, Freeman J, Mendão L, Andrieux-Meyer I, and Morin S.
Journal of the International Aids Society, April 2018
Caracol Radio [14 April 2018]
“Minsalud desarrolla acuerdo para garantizar la atención integral de Chagas” – “Ministry of Health develops agreement to guarantee comprehensive Chagas attention”
Bogotá, Colombia – 14 April 2018
Objective is to improve access to diagnosis and treatment of people affected by this disease
An agreement to facilitate and strengthen access to diagnosis and treatment of patients with Chagas and other diseases of public health interest has been signed by the Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection and the non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi).