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
Last week I was lucky enough to attend a roundtable event titled ‘Tackling the Global Tuberculosis (TB) Threat: Can we learn from the HIV response?’ It was hosted by the Centre for Global Health Policy, University of Sussex. With World TB Day being marked on the 24 March, the event offered a timely reminder that… Read more