Prices and Availability of Locally Produced and Imported Medicines in Kenya

Report | 8 August, 2018 | Download PDF

A survey was undertaken from January to May 2018 to measure and compare the price and availability of locally produced and imported medicines in Kenya. The survey used a methodology developed by Health Action International (HAI), soon to be published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Joint Letter to WHO Director-General: WHO’s Roadmap on Access to Medicines and Vaccines 2019-2023

Joint Letter | 7 August, 2018 | Download PDF

Health Action International joined  Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), and other civil society organisations, in writing to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the WHO Roadmap on Access to Medicines and Vaccines.

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Snakebite Incidence, Response & Antivenom Supply in Kilifi County, Kenya

30 July, 2018 | Fact Sheet | Download PDF

Snakebite envenoming is one of the most under-researched and neglected tropical diseases in the world. As part of our Snakebite Programme, Health Action International (HAI) is developing an evidence base on snakebite in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia.

Request to ViiV to Urgently Step-up Efforts to Ensure Widespread Access to dolutegravir for Children

Joint Letter | 24 July, 2018 | Download PDF

Health Action International joined  Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign, and over 30 other civil society organisations, in calling on ViiV to urgently step-up efforts to ensure widespread access dolutegravir for children.

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HAI Snakebite Programme – Uganda

Fact Sheet | 19 July, 2018 | Download PDF


  • Conservative global estimates show that snakebite envenoming kills 81,000–138,000 people every year and permanently disables 400,000 more.
  • In sub-Saharan Africa, alone, snakebite is estimated to cause about 32,000 deaths and 6,000 amputations a year.

Guide to HAI’s 2018 European Union Projects

Guide | 10 July, 2018 | Download PDF

Medicines are crucial for improving our health and well-being. But in the European Union (EU), the price of new patented medicines is growing higher every year, jeopardising the ability of patients to access them when needed and threatening the sustainability of our healthcare systems.

2017 Annual Report: Tackling Health Inequalities through Treatment Access

2017 Annual Report | 25 June, 2018 | Download PDF

Stichting (Foundation) Health Action International (HAI) has never shied away from change. Since its establishment in 1981, paradigms have shifted and new health challenges have emerged and been met with varying degrees of success by the global health community. But HAI has always risen to the challenge,