Access to Oncology Medicines Coalition

A UICC-led initiative pioneering access solutions for cancer medicines

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Explore the latest ATOM Coalition news and updates 

ATOM Coalition marks second anniversary with key commitments

Ministry of Health, El Salvador, speaking at a conference for the Access to Oncology Medicines (ATOM) Coalition, which celebrated this week its second anniversary.
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The ATOM Coalition signs MoU to improve access to essential cancer medicines in Mongolia

Group of people facing camera at the National Cancer Council Mongolia
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The ATOM Coalition partners with IDA Foundation to improve access to oncology medicines in LLMICs

Patient with a bottle of medicines
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Breast cancer patients in LMICs need access to cancer medicines now

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

Black male and female couple holding hands, the woman wearing a headscarf indicating illness, both are listening to a doctor
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Updated list of essential medicines includes two new cancer medicines – more equitable access still needed

Close up of IV drip in a white hand lying on a hospital bed
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Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer": Inequities in access to essential medicines and global shortages

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

Consultation at Aga Khan Hospital
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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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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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