UNITAID presents its innovative financing in Paris

“ In fourteen countries, the contribution from each flight ticket purchase pays for one week’s treatment for a child living with HIV/AIDS” UNITAID

That is called “innovative financing

Philippe Douste-Blazy, UNITAID’s Chairman, has always believed in this concept.

 

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It is all about convincing countries and companies to give access to treatments all around the world.

UNITAID is leading three battles:

– Give access to HIV/AIDS treatments by reducing medicines’ costs

– Fight against Malaria

– Fight against Tuberculosis

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As in previous years the Foundation hosted a dinner including 500 guests and a special one. The 1st of April the event took place at the Social ,Economic and Environmental Center in Paris.

Watch Philippe Douste-Blazy’s interview.

During the conference the Foundation announced for the first time a special agreement between two pharmaceutical giants regarding the release and the global availability of the most efficient HIV treatment called Dolutégravir.

If you want more information:  http://unitaid.org/

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