senegal_002-1By helping drive product development and safeguarding sustainable access and delivery in African and other low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) and the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) use an integrated approach to improve innovation and access to health technologies for populations in need.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development features health prominently among its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with SDG3 setting an ambitious target to end the epidemics of tuberculosis (TB), malaria, AIDS and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2030. SDG3 stresses the critical need for health systems strengthening, achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and research and development (R&D) on new medicines, diagnostics and vaccines – as well as enabling equitable access to these new health technologies as they emerge. The need for synergies between R&D for new health technologies and their access and delivery is clear, and addressing both aspects is critical to enabling LMICs to achieve UHC…..more