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Reflections on my first year as Director of Access Accelerated


One Year In: Herb Riband reflects on his journey at Access Accelerated. Surprises, challenges, and what excites him for the future. Read his story and see what’s next for Access Accelerated.

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Video15 July 2024

IFC's Farid Fezoua calls for private sector collaboration to bridge NCD financing gap

IFC's Farid Fezoua urges stakeholders to work together to strengthen health financing systems for NCDs in LMICs.

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Guest essay1 July 2024

Reflections on my first year as Director of Access Accelerated

Herb Riband reflects on his first year as Director of Access Accelerated: the surprises, challenges, and what excites him for the future.

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Newsletter27 June 2024

Access Today: June 2024 Newsletter

The June edition of Access Today recaps a busy couple of months, that included the World Health Assembly, the second International Dialogue on Sustainable Financing of NCDs and Mental Health, a new partnership with Novo Nordisk, and more.

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News26 June 2024

International Dialogue seeks New Financing Solutions for NCDs and Mental Health

Access Accelerated played a key role at the second-ever international dialogue on NCDs and mental health financing in Washington D.C., advocating for private sector engagement, data-driven investment strategies, and cross-country learning opportunities.

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Video25 June 2024

Novo Nordisk's Carissa Vados highlights crucial role of collaboration in advancing NCD care

Carissa Vados at Novo Nordisk shares insights on the importance of healthcare access and her vision for the future of NCD care.

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Event19 June 2024

Event summary: Sustainable Resourcing for NCDs

Read the full summary of the expert roundtable discussion on sustainable resourcing for NCDs, hosted by Access Accelerated, NCD Alliance, and the World Diabetes Foundation.

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Event31 May 2024

Bridging the Gap: Health and Finance Experts Unite for Sustainable NCD Solutions in LMICs

In a rare convergence of public health and finance sectors, Access Accelerated fostered a vital exchange of ideas and opportunities to bridge the NCD financing gap.

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Newsletter30 April 2024

Access Today: April 2024 Newsletter

This edition of Access Today offers a deep dive into the critical role of health equity, a recap of key moments from the Annual Health Financing Forum, how a new NCD investment tool launched by the World Bank will help identify priority areas for investment, and more.

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News25 April 2024

New World Bank tool helps countries identify NCD investment priorities

A new tool by the World Bank, with Access Accelerated support, helps identify priority areas for NCD investments and optimize national health budgets.

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