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The Hill features op-ed from GHTC director

The Hill featured an op-ed from GHTC Director Jamie Bay Nishi which highlights the historic decline in US government investment in neglected disease R&D and calls for the US to increase funding and reassert American leadership in global health innovation.

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Innovative Vector Control Consortium is a product development partnership funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the UK Agency for International Development, the US Agency for International Development, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
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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.

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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 infographic featured in Global Health Matters

A GHTC infographic on the US government's critical role in global health R&D was featured in the January/February version of the Fogarty International Center's Global Health Matters newsletter.

GHTC issues statement on CEWG follow-up, R&D observatory at WHO Executive board meeting

GHTC issued a statement at the 140th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board welcoming progress by WHO in operationalizing a Global Observatory on Health Research and Development as a follow-up to the report of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination (CEWG). The statement, which was issued in partnership with the Global Health Council, also encouraged member states to fully fund the observatory and recommended diverse global health stakeholders be consulted as the process moves forward.

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Trump budget proposes steep cuts to research and foreign assistance that will threaten global health research

What global health advocates need to know about the President's "skinny" budget.

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Meet GHTC’s new director, Jamie Bay Nishi

GHTC's new director Jamie Bay Nishi talks about her background, what inspires her, and her vision for the future of the coalition.

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