First World Malaria Day
To commemorate the first-ever World Malaria Day
Coartem price dropped
MMV is delighted to welcome Novartis’s decision to drop the price of Coartem ® by 20%; this generous act will make the life-saving antimalarial more accessible to people in urgent need of treatment.
Interview with Prof Dora N Akunyil
We are also proud to present an interview with Prof Dora N Akunyil, the Director General of Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. Prof Akunyili was recently at the MMV offices. She is a member of MMV’s Access and Delivery Committee. She spoke to MMV regarding the challenges facing access to antimalarials, her own experiences with malaria, and our work in Access.
MMV is supporting a number of advocacy events;on the occasion of World Malaria Day, all targeting greater public awareness of malaria and its horrific impact on the world’s most vulnerable populations, as well as urging continued and increased support from the world’s richest nations.
- The RBM Zambezi River project
- The Swiss Malaria Group’s Malaria Tram that will run through the city of Basel, Switzerland. [PDF: 149Kb]
- A call to the EU and G8 launched by the Stop Malaria Now Campaign and the European Alliance against Malaria [PDF: 53Kb]
- A position paper co-signed by PDPs on issues raised in the Intergovernmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (IGWG) [PDF: 281KB]