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Ansley Kahn
Research Roundup: Male birth control one step closer to reality, three-in-one HIV drug launched, and powdered polio vaccine brings new hope

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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David Jacobs
Research Roundup: AMR diagnostics, an oral flu vaccine, and understanding malaria

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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Umit Kartoglu
R&D breakthroughs for tuberculosis, cholera and the power of a gene-edited mosquito

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/Gabe Bienczycki
Health R&D saves lives, spurs innovation, and solidifies success

USAID’s latest report to Congress demonstrates how strategic R&D investments are driving positive global health outcomes and saving American taxpayers money

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PATH/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: New breakthroughs in HIV and TB-detection research and 17 brave volunteers

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/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: New work in malaria and HIV diagnostics and a widespread immunization campaign in Brazil

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/Wendy Stone
Research Roundup: Discovering new antibiotics in soil and harnessing gene therapy to fight AIDS

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/Gena Morgan
Research Roundup: Two malaria drugs power to limit transmission and the latest on chikungunya and cholera vaccines

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/Eric Becker
Research Roundup: Understanding the severity of antimicrobial resistance and a request to review a sleeping sickness medicine

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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GHTC/Matt Robinson
WHO Executive Board approves actions on access to medicine and intellectual property

Last week’s World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting featured agenda items on access to medicines and intellectual property. We cover how debates on these items shook out:

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PATH/Satvir Malhotra
Research Roundup: Rotavirus vaccine prequalified and breakthroughs in understanding leprosy and a long-acting malaria medicine

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/Doune Porter
Research Roundup: A malaria-fighting toothpaste ingredient and new vaccine candidates for schistosomiasis and tuberculosis

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: Stem cells and TB, the research agenda to end malaria, and a monkey species role in ending AIDS

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/Aaron Joel Santos
Five issues to watch in US global health R&D policy in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be another important year for US policy related to global health and medical research. As Congress returns for a busy work session and the White House continues to roll out policy reforms, here are the top five issues GHTC will be following in 2018.

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PATH/Carib Nelson
Research Roundup: Unlocking a malaria mystery, WHO prequalifies new typhoid vaccine, and the power of vitamin C

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/Lynn Heinisch
Research Roundup: Improved Ebola & malaria diagnostics and gene therapy to foster HIV immunity

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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Sanofi Pasteur / Patrick Boulen
A year in review: The global health innovation stories that shaped 2017

As the year comes to an end, GHTC is reflecting on the top stories in global health innovation that made news in 2017.

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Celebrating ten years of GHTC & a decade of progress in global health innovation

As we close out our 10th anniversary year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on our shared progress and celebrate the headlines and moments that shaped global health R&D over the past decade. Check out some of the highlights...

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PATH/Mike Wang
Research Roundup: A powerful single-dose Cholera vaccine, breakthrough in understanding the malaria parasite, and a rapid urine test for 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/Rocky Prajapati
Research Roundup: Environmental threat of AMR, obstacles with the dengue vaccine, and an Army-developed Zika candidate

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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Photo courtesy Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Lou Linwei
Research Roundup: A mosquito deliverer, the "fake" medicine crisis, and a promising typhoid vaccine

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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