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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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Global Health Innovation Technology Fund

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund is a partnership between seven Japanese pharmaceutical companies, the Japanese Government, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and UNDP that taps Japanese research and development to fight neglected diseases.
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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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Global Health Technologies Coalition appoints new director

GHTC has named Jamie Bay Nishi as its new director. Currently, Ms. Nishi serves as Managing Director of Devex LIVE at Devex, a media platform for the global development community. She will assume the GHTC director position in late February.

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GenomeWeb reports on GHTC advocacy for an essential diagnostics list

GenomeWeb reports on GHTC's call to World Health Organization to establish an essential diagnostics list, quoting GHTC policy officer Matt Robinson.

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Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security
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G-FINDER 2016 Launch
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Trump administration and global health research: What we’re watching for in 2017

As all eyes look toward President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, GHTC examines the policy issues we'll be tracking on in 2017.

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Research Roundup: A virus-killing mask, testing drugs on pregnant women, and DARPA’s global health portfolio

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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