An interview with Mariângela Simão, Director-President of the Instituto Todos pela Saúde
Mariângela Simão, Director-President of the Instituto Todos pela Saúde, sheds light on the urgent need to improve access to paediatric medicines and shares her take on how the Foundation is driving much-needed change for people living in low- and middle-income countries.
An interview with Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, CEO at Medicaid Cancer Foundation
She talks about how governments and civil society are using the Foundation’s insights to engage with the private sector to achieve results.
Stakeholder engagementsWatch the videos to learn more about the impact of our work so far
Creating impact: Access to Medicine Foundation
Our global health partners share their thoughts on the Foundation’s changemaking activities and reflect on the impact the Foundation is having on expanding access to medicine.
When I talk to executives from pharmaceutical companies they tell me that they want to do more for neglected diseases, but they at least need to get credit for it. The Access to Medicine Index does exactly that.all endorsements
Co-chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
An interview with Dr Linda-Gail Bekker, CEO at Desmond Tutu Health Foundation
Dr Linda-Gail Bekker, Chief Executive Officer of the Desmond Tutu Health Foundation and Chair of the Access to Medicine Foundation’s Supervisory Board, shares her thoughts on what pharmaceutical companies can do to scale up access to medicine for people living in low- and middle-income countries.
Stakeholder engagementsWatch the fireside chats
Africa has been overlooked when it comes to research and development of life-saving medical commodities, including COVID-19 vaccines. Free market demand and supply principles will not work on their own without an equitable access dimension. The Access to Medicine Foundation is important for accountability - tracking how and where healthcare companies live up to their commitments; as well as encouraging them to do better – in bridging gaps in equitable access to health products and achieving universal health coverage.
Dr Githinji Gitahi
Group CEO, Amref Health Africa
An interview with James Reid, Program Officer, Type 1 Diabetes at The Helmsley Charitable Trust
He talks about how The Helmsley Charitable Trust is using the Foundation’s insights and how the two organisations are working together towards a common goal of increasing access to healthcare.
Diabetes advocate Bridget McNulty shares why "collaboration is essential" to improving access to care in South Africa
Global oxygen suppliers commit to closing oxygen gaps in low- and middle-income countries
Pfizer to offer all its drugs not-for-profit to 45 lower-income countries
An interview with Dr Luis Pizzaro, Executive Director at DNDi
He talks about how DNDi is using the Foundation’s insights to drive its mission and how the two organisations are collaborating to achieve a common goal of universal health access.
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R&D-based pharma companies
We influence and encourage them to make their products accessible for all.
Medical gas companies
We stimulate the industry to ensure availability for treatments and procedures.