Health topics

Global health is a dynamic and complex field. Changes in protocols or priorities mean that IDA not only needs to stay well-informed, but that we must be prepared to adapt to new demands. This can be as simple as informing customers about changes to WHO recommendations for HIV treatment. At other times, IDA may develop expertise about a disease and add new products to our range.

In the following sections, we share general information about various health topics that are central to IDA’s mission. You’ll find details about what IDA can offer for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these conditions.


Globally, we have seen progress in the prevention of HIV transmission and in improving the lives of people living with HIV...

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most common and life threatening diseases, with over 95% of TB deaths ...

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Malaria is an infectious disease that, despite being preventable and treatable, threatens the lives of 3.2 billion people...

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Cancer has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. More than 60% of the world’s total new annual cases occur in Africa...

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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are a group of conditions that have a health impact for a long period of time....

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Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of tropical infections that are either extremely rare or occur in areas of...

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Reproductive and Maternal Health

A focus on reproductive and maternal health benefits the mother and her newborn child, but also it can also strengthen...

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Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that includes five different viral strains, referred to by letters from A through E...

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Epidemic control

Since the COVID-19 outbreak in China in the end of 2019, IDA has been actively working on the sourcing of...

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