Category Archives: Access to Medicins

Letter to PM on Info Service on Health Issues

Source: Third World Network 13th August, 2019   TWN Info Service on Health Issues (May19/03) 9 May 2019 Third World Network Shri J. P. Nadda Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare Room No. 348, ‘A’ Wing Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 … Continue reading

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New Cancer Drugs Top Entries On WHO Essential Medicines List

Source: Health Policy Watch 23rd July, 2019   WHO has added ten new cancer drugs, including some pricey ones, to its 2019 Essential Medicines List, which provides global guidance to countries and health systems about drugs deemed most essential to patients and … Continue reading

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WHA72 – Open Letter to Delegates on Transparency Resolution Negotiations

Source: Keionline 24th May, 2019   On Thursday May 23, 2019, KEI, Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and 44 more organizations and 10 individuals released an open letter to delegates of the 72nd World Health Assembly urging them to support … Continue reading

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WHA72 KEI Intervention – 11.5 Universal Health Coverage

Source: Keionline 24th May, 2019   On Wednesday May 22, 2019, KEI delivered the following intervention at the 72nd World Health Assembly for the agenda item, “11.5 – Universal Health Coverage.” A PDF version is available here. KEI Statement – WHA72 11.5 … Continue reading

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Reminder! Register for panel event WHA72 Friday , 24 May on CART and CRISPR

Source: Keionline 21st May, 2019   24 May 2019- KEI panel discussion- Assessing the implications of the development of new cell and gene-based therapies (including CART and CRISPR): What role should WHO play? On Friday, 24 May 2019, Knowledge Ecology International … Continue reading

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Health Policy Watch Makes Latest Text Of WHO Transparency Resolution Open Access

Source: Health Policy Watch 20th May, 2019   Health Policy Watch is publishing in an open-access format the latest draft of the World Health Assembly resolution on transparency of drug costs. The new draft, now available to all, reflects changes from … Continue reading

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WHA 2019 Top Issues: Budget, UHC, Access To Medicines, Emergencies, Environment

Source: Health Policy Watch 20th May, 2019   This year’s World Health Assembly will provide perhaps the best measure to date of the World Health Organization director-general’s policies since taking office nearly two years ago. But it will also reflect changing … Continue reading

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