News and Information
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News and Publications
Optimising the manufacture, formulation, and dose of antiretroviral drugs for more cost-efficient delivery in resource-limited settings: a consensus statement
07/01/2012 THE LANCET - It is expected that funding limitations for worldwide HIV treatment and prevention in resource-limited settings will continue, and, because the need for treatment scale-up is urgent, the emphasis on value for money has become an increasing priority.
04/26/2012 CHAI - Congratulations to our partner, Hewlett Packard (HP), for winning the Justmeans Social Innovation Award for Most Strategic Us of Philanthropic Funds! We are proud to collaborate with HP, the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, and Strathmore University to save the lives of more than 100,000 infants in Kenya each year through our Early Infant Diagnosis Program.
04/25/2012 ORGANIC PROCESS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT - Scientists are reporting development of a new, higher-yield, two-step, less costly process that may ease supply problems and zigzagging prices for the raw material essential for making the mainstay drug for malaria, a disease that sickens 300-500 million people and kills more than 1 million people annually. The report on the process, which uses readily available substances and could be easily implemented by drug companies, appears in ACS’ journal Organic Process Research & Development.
September 25, 2012, New York – The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is joining forces with the IKEA Foundation in an ambitious new effort to reduce diarrhea deaths among children in Kenya and one of the poorest states of India—Madhya Pradesh. The partnership aims to save the lives of nearly 40,000 children by 2015 by increasing access to the most effective treatment – zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS)
New Study Finds Cost of Treating HIV Patients Is Far Lower Than Commonly Believed; Agreement with Generic Drug Makers Will Bring Prices Down Even Further
07/20/2012 CHAI - A new study conducted by the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), in partnership with five African countries and the Center for Global Development, has determined that HIV treatment costs are far lower than previously believed. This study provides new evidence that aggressive scale-up of high-quality treatment in developing countries is possible and sustainable.
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Key CHAI Documents
Global Health Financing
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02/01/2012 CHAI - .pdf of Increasing Access to Medicines and Diagnostics Overview
RfP for Supply of UNITAID-Financed Pediatric and/or Adult Second-Line Antiretrovirals (March 2012-February 2013)
10/24/2011 CHAI and UNITAID - RfP for UNITAID-Financed Pediatric and/or Adult Second-Line Antiretrovirals for period of March 2012-February 2013
03/07/2011 CHAI - UNITAID-CHAI OI Supplier Selection Process Supplier Q&A
03/15/2011 CHAI - Cover Note: "We are pleased to invite you to participate in the June 2011 – February 2012 UNITAID Pediatric Project for the supply of Opportunistic Infection (OI) drugs"