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.
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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