The Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports

Margaret ArbogastArticle

As we near the final year marker for the Millennium Development Goals, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Countdown to 2015: Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, and the Independent Expert Review Group have released reports on the current progress of health programming to reduce the burden of death and disease, the gaps in programming, financing and infrastructure, and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastThe Latest 2014 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Reports

Webinar Series: Training Health Workers for Ebola—Protection, Detection, and Response

Nisa PatelNews

October 21st, 23rd, 28th and 30th 10.00-11.00am EDT The Ebola crisis has affected some of the most vulnerable countries of the world, and frontline health workers are struggling to keep pace with the outbreak. Health workers need clear, simple and reliable information on how to protect themselves, detect the disease, and respond. More than 15 international health organizations, led by mPowering Frontline Health … Read More

Nisa PatelWebinar Series: Training Health Workers for Ebola—Protection, Detection, and Response

Business Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

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(29 September, Yangon, Myanmar) More than 100 leaders from the health, development and corporate sectors have gathered in Yangon to participate in the seminal regional forum on Opportunities for Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific. In advance of the 2015 enactment of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement and broader ASEAN economic integration, this one-day meeting seeks to … Read More

Nisa PatelBusiness Leaders and Health Experts Gather in Yangon for First Regional Meeting on Corporate Sector Engagement in Malaria Control in the Asia-Pacific

Guide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

Nisa PatelNews

The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene the week of September 22nd in New York City, drawing together government, business and health leaders from around the world. A prominent theme this year will be the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—eight targets that the global health community is working toward achieving by 2015, and the new Post-2015 Sustainable … Read More

Nisa PatelGuide to 2014 UN General Assembly Side Events

PSD Advisory Group News August 2014

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ABT ASSOCIATES Partnership with Nigerian Ministry of Health to roll out TB Testing Innovation BD New Point-of-Care System for HIV/AIDS Patients ELI LILLY MDR-TB Partnership to collaborate on New Global TB Strategy in Russia GILEAD New Drug Applications for HIV Therapy Accepted by U.S. FDA MERCK FDA Accepts Merck’s NDA for Fixed-Dose Combination of Raltegravir with Lamivudine for HIV-1 Treatment … Read More

Nisa PatelPSD Advisory Group News August 2014

A Private Sector Guide to the Global Fund’s New Funding Model

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched its new funding model (NFM) in 2013. The NFM was designed to ensure that Global Fund grants reach areas of greatest need and achieve the highest possible impact against the three diseases. The process countries undertake to develop programs and access funding was re-designed to be more inclusive, predictable and … Read More

Nisa PatelA Private Sector Guide to the Global Fund’s New Funding Model

IAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

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July 20-25, 2014 | Melbourne, Australia The 20th International AIDS Conference (IAC), themed Stepping up the Pace, presented new scientific knowledge and many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV. The conference also provided an opportunity to highlight the HIV epidemic in the Asia-Pacific region, with high-level speakers including former U.S. President Bill … Read More

Nisa PatelIAC 2014 Highlights Private Sector Action on AIDS

The Global Fund’s Innovation Coalition: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Nisa PatelArticle

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently launched the Innovation Coalition, a global, multi-sector partnership platform designed to draw on the innovations, creative energy and solution-oriented approaches of private sector companies, academia and civil society to help solve some of the recurring challenges encountered by Global Fund grant recipients. The Innovation Coalition will identify high-impact opportunities to … Read More

Nisa PatelThe Global Fund’s Innovation Coalition: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Eli Lilly: Searching for New Tuberculosis Drugs

Nisa PatelArticle

Most TB drugs currently approved for treatment are 50+ years old and are required to be taken over a 6-month period to be effective. Compliance with such a long treatment regimen is a challenge, limiting drugs’ effectiveness and contributing to the rise in MDR-TB. As part of its MDR-TB Partnership, Eli Lilly and Company formed innovative partnerships with the Infectious … Read More

Nisa PatelEli Lilly: Searching for New Tuberculosis Drugs

Meet the PSD: Erika Satterwhite & René Cazetien

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Erika Satterwhite Manager, Global Policy, Mylan René Cazetien Associate Vice President of Operations, Access to Medicines, Sanofi How did Mylan become involved with the Global Fund? Mylan’s decision to join the PSD Advisory Group is rooted in the company’s desire to provide the often-missing generic manufacturer’s perspective in shaping good public policy around the Global Fund’s efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, TB, … Read More

Nisa PatelMeet the PSD: Erika Satterwhite & René Cazetien