Cost of next generation bednets almost halved

The price of new BASF Interceptor® G2 bednets will be reduced by 40%, thanks to a new MedAccess partnership.  8 October 2019 – Today in Lyon, MedAccess announced a four-year agreement with global chemical producer BASF to reduce the price of 35 million next generation bednets, the BASF Interceptor® G2. The collaboration between MedAccess, BASF…

Pricing, Manufacturing & Distribution

“Whether products are available and affordable to the people who need them in these markets depends on the choices companies make when registering, pricing and distributing their products” This month the Access to Medicine Index published an independent ranking of 20 of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies on their efforts to improve access to medicine…

HIV tests in global AIDS fight

“Viral load testing needs to be escalated enormously if we’re going to have any chance of tackling this epidemic” – MedAccess CEO This piece from the National Public Radio discusses the importance of making routine HIV tests more accessible as part of the effort to reach the U.N.’s ambitious goal to eliminate HIV transmission by the…

Guaranteed Impact: volume guarantees for contraceptive implants

“INCREASING SUPPLIES AND CUTTING PRICES FOR CONTRACEPTIVES WITHOUT SPENDING A DIME” Of the widely available family planning methods, three- and five-year contraceptive implants are two of the most highly effective methods at preventing pregnancy, and are well suited for many women and health systems in low- and middle-income countries. Despite the efficacy and availability of…

A Market Shaping Primer

HEALTHY MARKETS FOR GLOBAL HEALTH  Published in 2014 by the U.S Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Centre for Accelerating Innovation and Impact (CII), the Market Shaping Primer shares guidance collected from the field on the role market shaping can play in advancing the goals and objectives of global health. The report highlights that a well-functioning…