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GHTC director pens AJTMH editorial discussing the importance of the Fogarty Center

Jamie Bay Nishi, director of GHTC, penned an editorial for the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, discussing the importance of the Fogarty International Center at the US National Institutes of Health, calling the center an "unsung hero for global health research and development."
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Return on innovation

A new report from GHTC examines the impact of US government investment in global health R&D at home and abroad, from delivering lifesaving tools for the world’s most vulnerable people to generating economic and security returns for the United States.
 
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Population Council

The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues. Through biomedical, social science, and public health research in 50 countries, we work with our partners to deliver solutions that lead to more effective policies, programs, and technologies that improve lives around the world. Established in 1952 and headquartered in New York, the Council is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization governed by an international board of trustees. Our Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) conducts research and develops new products and technologies that enable women, men, and young people to protect their reproductive health, stay safe from sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and improve their health and wellbeing.
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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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New report demonstrates power of vaccines and immunizations worldwide

A report released today by the World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund, and World Bank demonstrates the power of immunization to improve child and maternal health in the developing world. GHTC welcomes the report for highlighting the crucial role of vaccines in the progress that has been made to improve health around the world.

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GHTC receives funding to encourage new health solutions for the developing world

GHTC has received a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to educate US policymakers about the benefits of new vaccines, microbicides, drugs, and diagnostics to improve health in developing countries.

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4th Annual Global Digital Health Forum
Global Digital Health Network, Personal Connected Health Alliance
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2017 Global Health Landscape Symposium, A New Normal for Global Health: Navigating Today’s Challenges and Opportunities
Global Health Council
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Research Roundup: An old-fashioned malaria strategy, a polio funding crisis, and a global pledge to end TB

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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PATH/Georgina Goodwin
Research Roundup: Discerning between Zika and dengue, hope for a GBS vaccine, and killer mosquitoes as mosquito control

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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