HRC REPORT: This paper focuses on the complementary roles of Product Development Partnerships and Advanced Market Commitments, as mechanisms to incentivise industry towards the development of health technologies for neglected diseases.
The Sphere Humanitarian Charter states that: All people should have access to health services that are prioritised to address the main causes of excess mortality and morbidity. There are a number of handbooks to aid prioritisation in crisis situations (highlighted in section 2 of this report): The Johns Hopkins and Red Cross Red Crescent public… Read more
Recently, I visited Ghana as part of the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium which is focused on zoonoses, animal diseases which can be passed on to humans. During the trip, other partners in the Consortium and I conducted some planning and fieldwork, including participatory mapping, the work being led by the Ghana team…. Read more