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Immunization services begin slow recovery from COVID-19 disruptions, though millions of children remain at risk from deadly diseases

Immunization services begin slow recovery from COVID-19 disruptions, though millions of children remain at risk from deadly diseases Ambitious new global strategy aims to save over 50 million lives through vaccination. Geneva/New York, 26 April 2021 – While immunization services have started to recover from disruptions caused by COVID-19, millions of children remain vulnerable to deadly […]

Apr 26th, 2021
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News: World Malaria Day: Unitaid commits to ensure increased and equitable access to life-saving tools against malaria

World Malaria Day : Unitaid commits to ensure increased and equitable access to life-saving tools against malaria Geneva – Ahead of World Malaria Day, marked annually on April 25, Unitaid reaffirms its strong commitment to combat malaria by increasing its efforts to prevent, control, and ultimately eliminate the disease. The emergence of COVID-19 more than one […]

Apr 23rd, 2021
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Access to HIV self-tests significantly expanded and costs halved thanks to Unitaid agreement

Access to HIV self-tests significantly expanded and costs halved thanks to Unitaid agreement Photo credits: PSI/Dogsontherunphotography Self-testing vital tool to help people know HIV status – but market has been dominated by single oral-based self-test New Unitaid-led agreement with Viatris (through its subsidiary Mylan) reduces price of blood-based HIV self-test by 50%, significantly expanding market […]

Apr 18th, 2021
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Unitaid commemorates World Chagas Day with a new initiative to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the disease

Unitaid commemorates World Chagas Day with a new initiative to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the disease Chagas disease affects between 6 and 7 million people worldwide and kills 10,000 people annually. In Latin America, it causes more deaths than any other parasitic disease including malaria. Patients infected with Chagas disease are at risk of severe […]

Apr 14th, 2021