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Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 5:05 PM EST
A recent agreement between ViiV Healthcare (a joint venture of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Shionogi) and the Medicines Patent Pool marks a significant step forward in ongoing efforts to achieve both access to medicines for developing countries and the promotion of innovation to develop more of these life-saving treatments.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
Across the world, the work of USAID is grounded in the fundamental principle that investing in women and girls delivers exponentially greater dividends for peace, security, and prosperity.
Posted byon December 12, 2013 at 3:04 PM EST
Today, we congratulate the biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb and the voluntary-patent-licensing organization the Medicines Patent Pool on their newly-announced agreement to increase access to the critical HIV treatment, atazanavir, in developing countries.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 5:23 PM EST
OSTP Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil recently interviewed Dr. Andrew Sisson, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Indonesia, who is leveraging science and technology (S&T) and innovation to help tackle development challenges in Indonesia. Read the Q&A.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
To accelerate the delivery of electricity to rural populations, the U.S. African Development Foundation has teamed up with GE Africa to launch the $2 million, three-year Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 3:57 PM EST
At the UN General Assembly, Valerie Jarrett hosts an event to mark the one year anniversary of the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership – a coalition of countries who have committed to take action to remove barriers to opportunity and promote equality for women and girls in our countries.
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 5:20 PM EST
President Obama hosts a High Level Event on Supporting Civil Society in New York on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.
Posted byon July 26, 2013 at 9:20 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her first day visiting Singapore.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM EST
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recounts her participation in the White House Forum on Global Investment, which highlighted the Obama Administration's support for foreign investment in the United States.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 7:45 PM EST
The White House hosts NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the situation and confer on how the United States – in concert with partners and allies around the world – can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s continued democratic development.