DNDi celebra la iniciativa de Malasia para asegurar el acceso al tratamientos más asequibles para la hepatitis C

[Kuala Lumpur, Ginebra – 20 de septiembre de 2017]
Malasia ha emitido una licencia de “uso gubernamental” que permite acceder a versiones más baratas de un medicamento costoso y patentado para tratar la hepatitis C. Esta decisión histórica ayudará a más de 400.000 personas que viven con hepatitis C en Malasia a acceder al sofosbuvir y podría tener importantes repercusiones en el esfuerzo global para asegurar el acceso a costosos tratamientos para esta enfermedad viral.
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DNDi celebra iniciativa da Malásia para garantir o acesso a tratamentos mais baratos para a hepatite C

[Kuala Lumpur, Genebra – 20 de setembro de 2017]
A Malásia emitiu uma licença de “uso governamental” que permite o acesso a versões mais baratas de um medicamento caro e patenteado para o tratamento da hepatite C. Essa decisão histórica deve ajudar as mais de 400 mil pessoas vivendo com hepatite C na Malásia a ter acesso ao sofosbuvir, podendo ter repercussões importantes no esforço global que é feito para garantir o acesso a caros tratamentos para esta doença.
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DNDi welcomes Malaysia’s move to secure access to more affordable treatments for hepatitis C

[Kuala Lumpur, Geneva20 September 2017]
Malaysia has issued a “government use” licence enabling access to more affordable versions of an expensive and patented medicine to treat hepatitis C. This landmark decision should help the more than 400,000 people living with hepatitis C in Malaysia access sofosbuvir, and could have important repercussions in the global effort to secure access to expensive treatments for this viral disease.
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DNDi sambut baik usaha Malaysia untuk mendapatkan akses kepada kos rawatan lebih rendah untuk hepatitis C

[Kuala Lumpur, Geneva20 September 2017]
Malaysia telah mengeluarkan lesen “kegunaan kerajaan” yang membolehkan akses kepada ubat yang mahal dan berpaten pada harga yang lebih rendah untuk merawat hepatitis C. Keputusan penting ini pastinya akan membantu lebih daripada 400,000 orang penghidap hepatitis C di Malaysia mendapatkan ubat sofosbuvir dan akan memberi kesan yang signifikan dalam usaha global untuk mendapat akses kepada rawatan yang mahal bagi penyakit yang disebabkan virus ini.“Kerajaan Malaysia tidak dapat menyediakan akses kepada rejimen rawatan yang mampu dibayar oleh masyarakat umum kerana harga sofosbuvir yang sangat mahal di Malaysia,” kata YB Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, Menteri Kesihatan Malaysia.
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More than EUR 56 million raised to fund initiative to fight antibiotic resistance

[Berlin – 4 September 2017]
Germany hosts pledging event for GARDP, a new initiative to develop new antibiotic treatments
Germany together with a number of countries and foundations today pledged EUR 56.5 million to help develop new treatments to fight against antibiotic resistance, during a fundraising event for the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), hosted in Berlin by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
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Gröhe: „Wichtiger Schritt im Kampf gegen Antibiotika-Resistenzen“

[Berlin – 4 September 2017]
Mehr als 56 Millionen Euro für die Erforschung und Entwicklung neuer Antibiotika zugesagt
Mit 56,5 Millionen Euro wollen die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und weitere internationale Geldgeber die Erforschung und Entwicklung neuer Antibiotika vorantreiben. Die Mittel wurden der Globalen Partnerschaft für Antibiotika-Forschung und Entwicklung – GARDP (Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership) – im Rahmen einer Veranstaltung auf Einladung von Bundesgesundheitsminister Hermann Gröhe und Georg Schütte, Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, in Berlin zugesagt.
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DNDi welcomes Dr Marie-Paule Kieny as new Chair of the Board of Directors with Prof. Marcel Tanner stepping down after ten successful years

[Geneva – 8 August 2017]
The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) announced today the appointment of Dr Marie-Paule Kieny as the new Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr Kieny, a former World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General, brings more than four decades of experience in public health and innovation to DNDi’s work in developing new treatments for neglected patients. Until July 2017, Dr Kieny led WHO’s Health Systems and Innovation cluster. During her career at WHO, she also led its Innovation, Information, Evidence and Research cluster, directed the WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research and led the organization’s activities on Ebola and Zika research, as well as the preparation of an R&D Blueprint to accelerate global preparedness for future pandemics. Before joining WHO in 2001, Dr Kieny was Director of Research at the Institute of Virology, Institut national de la Santé et de la Recherche médicale in Paris (INSERM) and Assistant Scientific Director of French biopharmaceutical company Transgene SA.