Under the auspices of AAI, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health and BVGH will launch a pilot drug access program to combat the growing cancer burden in Nigeria. Plans were finalized at a cancer stakeholder meeting in Abuja.
The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to pharmaceutical companies to kick-start the program.
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We are excited to announce the release of our WIPO Re:Search Mid-Year Report 2018! Over the first half of the year, BVGH established ten new collaborations and recruited five new Members. Read the Report to learn how the BVGH team is well on its way to achieving and surpassing its goals and deliverables for 2018.
(August 2018) Our team is growing! BVGH is now hiring two qualified candidates for positions in Seattle.
Junior Program Associate:
Part-time Administrative Assistant:.
(April 2018) Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022. During the inaugural event, BVGH presented the African Access Initiative (AAI) and its alliance with the Nigerian government to address the rapidly rising burden of cancer in the country. Read more here.
(April 2018) Check out MedChemNet’s interview with Dr. Joseph Hargan-Calvopiña and learn how BVGH and WIPO Re:Search are accelerating research and development for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), malaria, and TB. Watch here.
(March 2018) – Now hiring a junior program associate to join the WIPO Re:Search team. BVGH is looking for an individual who is passionate about impacting global health and is eager to work hard to see our programs succeed and goals realized. Click here to learn more and apply today.
February 21, 2018 – The Access to Medicine Foundation has worked with BVGH to develop a framework for identifying which IP assets are most likely to accelerate research into the medicines and vaccines needed by people living in low- and middle-income countries.
February 13, 2018 – We are excited to announce the release of BVGH’s WIPO Re:Search Annual Report. Across the board, we exceeded our 2017 goals for WIPO Re:Search. We look forward to building on these successes and continuing to drive product development for the most pressing global health needs in 2018.
(November 13, 2017) – The Government of Rwanda has joined the African Access Initiative (AAI), BVGH’s international public-private alliance addressing Africa’s escalating cancer crisis. Rwanda is the fifth African country to commit to AAI, joining Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Nigeria. Expansion to fifth country demonstrates initiative’s relevance across Africa. Click here to read more.
(August 8, 2017) – The 2017 BVGH Partnership Hub Mid-Year Report highlights BVGH’s activities and accomplishments towards our 2017 WIPO Re:Search goals and deliverables. Over the first half of the year, BVGH established seven new collaborations and one follow-on collaboration and recruited 19 new Members. Click here to read more.