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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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FHI 360

FHI 360’s Contraceptive Technology Innovation (CTI) Exchange is a web-based portal offering a convenient single point of access for individuals wanting to find or share resources on contraceptive research, development, registration, and introduction.

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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GHTC sends FY18 letter to OMB

GHTC sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), calling for the incoming president to prioritize global health R&D in his or her fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget.

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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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President's Global Development Council Public Meeting
President's Global Development Council
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9th FIND Symposium
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Research Roundup: Ebola treatment, black widow virus, and Zika syndrome

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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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Research Roundup: Flu vaccines, HIV in kids, and a cross-continental R&D partnership

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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