Access Accelerated: Reforming Rural Healthcare in Kenya

Did you know 75% of Kenyans who live with hypertension don’t know they have it? Known as “the silent killer,” hypertension can lead to stroke, heart failure, and for Joseph Jamenya’s father, death. Today, Joseph is an advocate for NCD care who ran from Vihiga to Nairobi while urging counties to open health clinics for cardiovascular diseases. His story is included in the film produced in collaboration with the World Heart Federation in Kenya:

Access Accelerated: Driving NCD Advocacy in Ghana

SDG 3.4 is not only a commitment to NCD prevention and treatment, but also in support of mental health and well-being. In Ghana, Martha Coffie is leading the way. While overcoming the isolation and stigma of depression, Martha lends her voice to advocacy for people living with NCDs, to the “Our Views, Our Voices” program led by the NCD Alliance, and now, to our new Turning the Tide film in Ghana:

Access Accelerated: Cultivating Community Participation in Vietnam

Access Accelerated, PATH and Vietnam’s Ministry of Health are scaling a successful hypertension prevention and management program, originally started by Novartis Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City in 2016, to reach people across the country and to include other NCDs. Through the perspectives of community volunteers like Ms. Tao and partners like the Ministry of Health’s Dr. Truong Dinh Bac, the film showcases the power of a community-based and people-centered approach:

Respond with Resilience: A new approach to global health

The challenges of COVID-19 have reinforced the need for strong and resilient health systems that can meet the demands of both chronic illness and infectious disease crises. As we continue to navigate the pandemic we must take a new approach to global health. Working together, we can Respond with Resilience.

Working For Better Health

With more than 20 member companies, Access Accelerated is the largest collective industry effort to address inequities in NCD care. By uniting member companies and partners that are committed to tackling the growing burden of NCDs in low- and middle-income countries, we can achieve our vision of a future where all people have access to quality NCD prevention, treatment and care.

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