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GHTC's statement on the President's FY19 budget

GHTC released a statement in response to the President's fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget proposal, expressing concern about proposed cuts to critical government programs that advance innovation to improve the health of millions of people in need around the world, including Americans.
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The first step

GHTC released a new two-minute video taking viewers on a journey to discover how sustained investments in global health R&D can unlock health and opportunity for people around the world.
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Member Spotlight: Washington Global Health Alliance

The Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA) strategically connects, expands and strengthens the global health community to advance health equity. WGHA connects people and organizations across disciplines, sectors and ideologies to limit redundancy and increase the impact of its more than 60 organizational members. WGHA's members include global health organizations, businesses, faith-based organizations, and government entities.
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GHTC works to save and improve lives by encouraging the research and development of essential health technologies. We bring together more than 25 nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, and aligned businesses to advance policies to accelerate the creation of new drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and other 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 within reach for all people.

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New York Times cites GHTC joint letter on GHSA

In an article discussing the impact of cuts to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Security Agenda activities, the New York Timescited a letter to policymakers co-authored and endorsed by GHTC.

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GHTC advocacy on GHSA mentioned in Lancet

GHTC's advocacy on the Global Health Security Agenda was mentioned in a Lancet article exploring the impact of spending cuts and leadership changes at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Return on Innovation: How global health R&D is paying dividends in your state
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Getting Local with Global Health Security: A Path Toward Sustainable Action
GHTC, GHC, PATH, GHSA Next Generation Network, MSH, GHSAC, NTI
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Research Roundup: Polio surveillance gaps and new breakthroughs in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever and preventing HIV transmission

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: Excess iron may lead to a harder malaria fight, brain damage and Zika in infants, 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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