Our first year in operation has seen us take meaningful steps towards our goal of working in partnership to help address the enormous burden of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries. Our strategy has been realised through key partnerships, our member companies have continued..
On 19 March 2018, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the World Bank Group, AMPATH and Access Accelerated launched the first non-communicable disease (NCD) county pilots. The pilots will integrate NCD services into primary healthcare in two Kenyan counties: Busia and Trans Nzoia. Access Accelerated joine..
On Sunday, Oct. 15 in Berlin, Access Accelerated joined forces with Roche, Charité and the M8 Alliance to host a panel at the World Health Summit titled, “Tackling Barriers to Cancer Treatment and Care,” which provided a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a successful multi-sectoral collaborati..
The international nonprofit organization Population Services International (PSI) and the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced Healthy Communities, a US $1 million collaboration to expand access to life-saving hypertension medicines and treatment services in Myanmar and Vi..
Action on Fistula has already treated 2,471 women with obstetric fistula Astellas supports Fistula Foundation in its second phase of the programme to work towards ending obstetric fistula Tokyo, May 23, 2017 – Astellas Pharma Inc. (President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, “Astellas”) on I..
By Evan Lee, MD, Vice President, Global Health, Eli Lilly and Company Working in global development, it’s impossible to avoid seeing the heavy personal and societal tolls being wrought by cancer, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, heart disease, and mental health. These noncommunicable disease..
Developing countries are facing a new challenge from an increase in non- communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, mental illness, diabetes and chronic respiratory disorders. At the same time, while substantial gains have been made in the battle against infectious disease..
By Dave Ricks Medical science in recent decades has made extraordinary progress in the fight against many diseases. Unfortunately, far too many people do not benefit from all of this progress, especially those living in some low- and middle-income communities. The World Health Organization reports ..