1. New milestone: how a coalition led to the order of the first one million child-friendly TB treatments
2. New investment: how much do you know about cervical cancer and our work with partners to end it? Take our quiz
3. Meet our staff: Ombeni Mwerinde on working with partners toward grant success
Unitaid creates pathways for the best health solutions to travel from the minds of innovators into the lives of people in need. To trigger change on a large scale, we mobilize collective action. Our initiatives gather the right partners at the right time, so that innovations can be developed, introduced and scaled up as efficiently as possible.
Working with 127 grant implementers and hundreds of partners, we have introduced more than 60 new products into the global health response. This newsletter showcases how we work with other organizations to give millions of people a chance at healthier lives.
Child-friendly TB treatments hit one million orders
In only three years, new child-friendly TB medicines have made their way into the lives of kids in 93 countries. The success of these medicines shows the power of collective action. When we work with partners, our investments have wider impact.
TB Alliance, WHO, Global Drug Facility and the Global Fund have all played a vital role, together with manufacturers (e.g. Macleods), UNICEF, national TB programmes, funding partners such as USAID, civil society and policymakers.
More than 300, 000 women die of cervical cancer every year, even though it is preventable and treatable. In May 2018, the Director-General of the World Health Organization launched a call for action, in the presence of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Global Fund, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), World Bank and Unitaid.
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