Access to Oncology Medicines Coalition

A UICC-led initiative pioneering access solutions for cancer medicines

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    The ATOM Coalition signs MoU to improve access to essential cancer medicines in Mongolia

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    The ATOM Coalition partners with IDA Foundation to improve access to oncology medicines in LLMICs

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    Breast cancer patients in LMICs need access to cancer medicines now

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    Yehoda M. Martei MD, MSCE
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    Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer": Medicine and misuse – navigating the pain relief divide

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    Updated list of essential medicines includes two new cancer medicines – more equitable access still needed

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    Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer": Inequities in access to essential medicines and global shortages

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    Opportunities, gaps and the role of the ATOM Coalition in improving access to cancer medicines in LLMICs

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    Dr Julie Gralow on improving access to cancer medicines

    Dr Julie Gralow, Chief Medical Officer of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), a partner in the ATOM Coalition.
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    Dr Dan Milner appointed Executive Director of the ATOM Coalition

    Dr Dan Milner, new Executive Director of the Access to Oncology Medicines (ATOM) Coalition
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    Discover dialogues, webinars, and workshops relating to access to cancer medicines. 

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    ATOM Coalition in the news

    Where old pathways to innovative cancer care fall short, a new model emerges

    Source: PharmaPhorum

    Novel Pooled Procurement Platform for NCDS Launched

    Source: IDA Foundation

    Four manufacturers sign sublicence agreements with the Medicines Patent Pool to produce generic versions of nilotinib for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia

    Source: Medicines Patent Pool

    Video: An interview with Shalini Jayasekar-Zürn, Senior Advocacy Manager at UICC

    Source: The Access to Medicine Foundation

    Video: IGBA luncheon presentation by Dr Dan Milner.

    Source: International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association

    Close the Care Gap

    Source: The Medicine Maker

    Video: Access to Oncology Medicines Coalition – The Medicines Patent Pool


    ATOM Coalition seeks partners to expand Oncology Medicines market, The Generics Bulletin

    Source: Generics Bulletin

    News: First voluntary licence for a cancer treatment is a promising sign for future expansion of access to innovative medicines

    Source: Access to Medicine Foundation

    News: Private-Public Drug Deal Enables Generic Production of Expensive Cancer Medicine

    Source: Health Policy Watch News

    News: Global Coalition Strives to Expand Access to Key Cancer Medicines in Low-Income Countries

    Source: Critical values

    News: Re:Solve Global Health: A collective approach can improve access to quality cancer care

    Source: Re:solve Global Health

    Video: UICC announces global coalition to increase access to essential cancer medicines in LMICs

    Source: eCancer

    News: ATOM Coalition sees patent sharing as key to overcoming scarcity of cancer drugs in LLMICs.

    Source: The Cancer Letter

    News: Boosting access to cancer care where it’s needed most

    Source: Novartis

    News: Broad cancer coalition tries new ways to increase access to meds

    Source: The Pharma Letter

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