Promoting Innovation and Access to Health Technology

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Last November, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called for a report on Innovation and Access to Health Technology, and set a High-Level Panel to do this. This report came out in September 2016, entitled “Promoting Innovation and Access to Health Technology”. • WHY WAS THE REPORT NEEDED? There have never been more medicines and… Read more »

Over a million AIDS deaths preventable by 2020

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Call is issued for improved diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections. GENEVA: 24th October 2016. Fungal infection causes around half of AIDS-related deaths, of which there were 1,100,000 in 20151.  A first of its kind analysis – ‘Modelling reduction in AIDS deaths’ by the University of Manchester’s Professor David W Denning2 and published today in… Read more »