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Public Event

Accelerating the Development of a Pathbreaking Universal Drug Regimen to End TB

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a reception in advance of the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.

This reception is an opportunity to learn about a proposed innovative approach to health financing while networking with other global health leaders. Per the high-level political declaration on the fight against tuberculosis, we are committed to mobilizing sufficient and sustainable financing for universal access to quality prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of tuberculosis.

The Market-driven Value-based Advance Commitment (MVAC) is a novel pull mechanism led by middle-income countries with high TB burdens. These countries would make advance purchase commitments for the UDR, with pricing and volumes determined for each country based on country-level value assessments. Country commitments would be guaranteed by an AAA-rated development bank, sending a credible market signal to spark investments in late-stage trials and bring the UDR to market. The MVAC would be driven and governed by participating country payers, with requirements for local licensing aligned to countries’ industrial policy. Share this event #CGDTalks #INVESTinTB #WHA72

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Policy Fellow

This event will be hosted in Geneva in advance of the 72nd World Health Assembly.