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GHTC launches call for nominations for Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC is seeking nominations for its new Innovating for Impact Awards initiative to celebrate the research partnerships and political champions that help transform breakthrough scientific research into lifesaving drugs, vaccines, and other health tools for unmet global health challenges. Nominations will be accepted through September 20, 2017
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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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Medicines for Malaria Venture

Medicines for Malaria Venture works with partners to discover, develop and accelerate delivery of new antimalarial therapies. In partnership, it has built the largest-ever portfolio of antimalarial drug projects and brought forward seven new medicines that are estimated to have saved over a million lives to date.
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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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GHTC video series featured on PATH blog

PATH blog features videos from GHTC's video series in which prominent people in Washington are asked why they think Americans should care about global health R&D.

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GlobalPost highlights remarks made at GHTC briefing

GlobalPost writes about the congressional briefing launching GHTC's third annual policy report. Speakers including US Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Kemy Monahan, deputy executive director of the Obama administration's Global Health Initiative, are quoted.

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United Nations
72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72)
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The Role of the Private Sector in Advancing Global Health
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Research Roundup: Technology to save mothers, an all-inclusive vaccine, and malaria's relationship with carbohydrates

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: Zika vaccine dead ends, an Ebola data-sharing platform, and a low-cost newborn asphyxia treatment

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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