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A Pipeline of Promise: The Global Health Research and Development Process

Check out our interactive infographic to learn more about the global health R&D process and challenges that arise along the development pipeline.
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R&D Facts

Be in the know. Discover important facts and figures about global health research and development on our R&D Facts page.
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Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS and has reached more than 24 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies.
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GHTC works to save and improve lives by encouraging the research and development of essential health technologies. We are a coalition of more than 25 nonprofit organizations advancing policies to accelerate the creation of new drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and other health tools that bring healthy lives within reach for all people.

Why we're needed

Health technologies have the potential to save millions of lives. New tools are needed to slow the global threat of diseases, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and neglected tropical diseases, and tackle many other pressing health needs. For diseases and conditions primarily affecting people in the world’s poorest places, there is little to no commercial market to spur R&D. Strong investment and innovative solutions are needed to catalyze the development of new technologies to bring health and opportunity in reach for all people.

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Infectious Disease News cites GHTC policy report

Infectious Disease News cites GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&D in article exploring the role of public-private partnerships in fighting infectious diseases.

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CRS report cites GHTC policy report

The US Congressional Research Service cites findings from GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&Din its report Zika Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean: U.S. Policy Considerations.

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President's Global Development Council Public Meeting
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Research Roundup: Clinical trial data, Mayaro virus, antimicrobial resistance, and more

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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Research Roundup: Trojan horse antibody against Ebola, the breakthrough that led to Hepatitis C cures, and Zika infection in monkeys

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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