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Five key lessons from our first five years

MedAccess colleagues share five key learnings from our first five years about using innovative finance to increase access to healthcare. We’ve learned a lot in our first five years. When MedAccess was formed in 2017, we knew that financial guarantees could accelerate access to medical innovations for millions of people.…

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Professor Helen Rees appointed MedAccess Board Chair

MedAccess is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Helen Rees OBE as the new Chair of the Board of…

Infants, children under five and pregnant women are the most vulnerable groups to malaria

MedAccess expects to deploy more than $150 million to support Global Fund’s fight against HIV, TB and malaria

MedAccess CEO Michael Anderson announced the social finance company’s intention at an event hosted in New York ahead of the…

A patient getting a G6PD deficiency test

P. vivax malaria elimination efforts boosted by new agreement to expand access to G6PD testing

MedAccess, PATH, and SD Biosensor today announced a new partnership aimed at advancing progress towards elimination of P. vivax malaria.…

A sign encouraging pregnant women to test for HIV and syphilis in St Luke's Hospital, Anua - Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

The reality of undiagnosed syphilis for mothers and babies

Nigeria is ramping up the use of a test which can detect both HIV and syphilis simultaneously. But why is…

A patient takes her TB treatment at her home in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Partners announce reduced price for patient-friendly tuberculosis preventive treatments

New lower prices negotiated as partners aim to increase access to short-course tuberculosis preventive treatments. Unitaid, The Aurum Institute, the…

Three women sitting in a healthcare centre

5 things you should know about HIV self-testing

CHAI spoke with HIV advocate and Director of the African Community Advisory Board (AfroCAB) Treatment Access Partnership Kenly Sikwese about…

A doctor loads a needle with a vaccine.

AVAC, BMGF, CIFF, MedAccess, Unitaid, and ViiV Healthcare announce collaboration to catalyse more affordable access to long-acting injectable cabotegravir for HIV prevention

MedAccess joins partners to speed up equitable access to injectable cabotegravir for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). At the 24th International…

A man speaks to a healthcare worker

New agreement secures historic US$1 price for HIV self-test

MedAccess, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), and Wondfo announced an agreement to make Wondfo’s HIV self-test available for US$1.…

Nurses delivering Covishield Vaccinations to local vaccination points, in the Sunderbarn, India

2021 Annual Review: Accelerating impact and preparing for the future

MedAccess today publishes its 2021 Annual Review, setting out how our guarantees helped accelerate access to vital healthcare products in…