Devex Examines Efforts To Improve Access To Medicines For All Diseases
Devex: From communities to global policy: Innovations to access medicines underway
“…The demand for medications to treat [non-communicable] diseases, along with ongoing infectious illnesses, will increase needs in countries that are already facing problems in everything from consistent delivery of drugs, to prices that are just too high. To address these issues, actors all along the process from creation to procurement to delivery are introducing new innovations to try to ensure medicines affordably reach the people who need them most. But can these emerging programs and partnerships deliver on this promise?…” (Green, 8/1).