News & Views

News and updates from our areas of work

World TB Day 2016

24 mar 2016 | Under News | Posted by

The 24th of March is World TB day. Tuberculosis continues to be a major killer in many countries, but the fight against TB is growing in strength and momentum. These examples are just a few of the initiatives underway. The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria celebrates World TB Day with a series […]

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TESS Submission to UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Access to Medicines

29 fév 2016 | Under Consultations, Information | Posted by

The UN Secretary General has established a High Level Panel on Access to Medicines. The Panel will explore issues that address the misalignment between the rights of inventors, international human rights law, trade rules and public health where it impedes the innovation of and access to health technologies. The Panel is expected report in mid-2016. […]

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WHO calls for applications for 2017 Essential Medicines List update

15 fév 2016 | Under Consultations, Information | Posted by

The World Health Organization has called for applications for the 2017 update of the Essential Medicines List. See the information released by WHO below: « The WHO Expert Committee on Selection and Use of Essential Medicines will meet in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2017 to consider applications seeking inclusion, changes to or removal of medicines on […]

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Assessing markets for new paediatric TB medicines

14 oct 2015 | Under News | Posted by

TESS Development Advisors is pleased to share the the results of our study on paediatric TB markets. The article « Understanding Market Size and Reporting Gaps for Paediatric TB in Indonesia, Nigeria and Pakistan: Supporting Improved Treatment of Childhood TB in the Advent of New Medicines” by Renia Coghlan, Elizabeth Gardiner, Farhana Amanullah, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Rina […]

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Progress in tracking pharmaceutical markets

29 sept 2015 | Under News | Posted by

TESS Development Advisors joined with partner Medicines for Malaria Venture at the Pharma Africa Conference in London on 24-25th September to provide an update on the unique work being carried out to track national pharmaceutical markets in Africa. Speaking to delegates from both industry and public health backgrounds, Renia Coghlan highlighted the many different benefits […]

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Consultation on new Global TB Plan

11 juin 2015 | Under Consultations | Posted by

The Stop TB Partnership has launched a consultation to gather inputs to the new Global Plan to Stop TB 2016 – 2020. The consultation focuses on 8 major areas including: – identifying the key issues – defining a paradigm shift – modeling the impact of the current targets – reaching key populations – engaging key […]

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The World Health Assembly Approves a New Global Malaria Strategy

20 mai 2015 | Under News | Posted by

The World Health Assembly, bringing together all WHO Member States, has agreed a new global malaria strategy for the period 2016-2030. The strategy builds on a number of focused investments to combat malaria since 2000. These have resulted in a decrease in malaria mortality of 47% between 2000 and 2013, with annual deaths now estimated […]

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Global Consultation on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health

11 mai 2015 | Under Consultations, Information | Posted by

Building on the Global Strategy for Women and Child’s Heath launched in September 2010, the Every Woman, Every Child initiative has launched a global consultation process to update its strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s health. The initial draft of the strategy is available here, and contains details on the background of the Every Woman, […]

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Talking about Women, Children, Adolescents and Health…

7 mai 2015 | Under Consultations, News | Posted by

The first African regional consultation meeting on the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent Health took place in Johannesburg on 6-7 May 2015, with stakeholders from across the continent coming together to share experiences, expectations and success stories. A summary of the proceedings can be found here. To have your say on the […]

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Global Fund Opens E-Consultation on 2017 – 2021 Strategy

20 avr 2015 | Under Consultations, Information | Posted by

The Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria is inviting partners and interested parties around the world to join a global consultation to shape the future of Global Fund investments. The e-Forum 2015, available in English, French, Spanish and Russian is available here. Partners are invited to sign up and join a 10 week conversation […]

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