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Global Fund has awarded $1 billion to support countries’ COVID-19 responses, but funding for this purpose is now fully deployed

Global Fund has awarded $1 billion to support countries’ COVID-19 responses, but funding for this purpose is now fully deployed GENEVA – The Global Fund has awarded nearly US$1 billion to 106 countries to support their responses to COVID-19, but has now fully deployed all its funding for this purpose. There are significant further needs for […]

Dec 23rd, 2020
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Groundbreaking Agreement Reduces by 75% the Cost of HIV Treatment for Children in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

December 2nd, 2020 Geneva, 1 December 2020 New formulation is dispersible and strawberry-flavoured, enabling the youngest children living with HIV to be treated with the best available medication New price agreement with Viatris and Macleods will significantly lower cost for yearly paediatric HIV treatment from over $480 per child to under $120 per child[1] Innovative partnership has […]

Dec 2nd, 2020
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MEDIA RELEASE: Australian Government commits $500m for COVID19 immunisation across the region

MEDIA RELEASE Australian Government commits $500m for COVID19 immunisation across the region Global Health Alliance Australia and Pacific Friends of Global Health welcome the announcement from the Australian Government of a $500 million pledge to support the Pacific and South East Asia to safely and effectively roll out COVID19 immunisation programs over the next three […]

Oct 31st, 2020
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Unitaid supports call for intellectual property waivers and action for access to COVID-19 products

Geneva – Unitaid calls on countries to take the necessary measures to facilitate and promote access to vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics that will help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This should include ensuring that they have the legal and health systems in place that enable fast production, importation, registration and deployment of effective products, once these become available. […]

Oct 14th, 2020
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France gives extra US$11 million to support Unitaid work on COVID-19 therapies

Geneva – Unitaid is pleased to announce that France has contributed €10 million (US$11 million) to Unitaid’s work in the Therapeutics Partnership of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A). This is in addition to the core funding that France provides to Unitaid. The Therapeutics Partnership is co-convened by Unitaid alongside Wellcome. The two organisations are charged with leading […]

Oct 14th, 2020