From Breakthroughs Blog: Federal Budget

 
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Celebrating US leadership in global health R&D on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday evening, GHTC was joined on Capitol Hill by congressional champions—Congressman Adam Smith (WA-9) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-4)—and global health community members for a reception celebrating US leadership in global health research and development (R&D) and the launch of the 2015 G-FINDER report, which tracks investment in neglected disease R&D.

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Budget compromise reached: How did global health R&D fare?

Working over a rare weekend session and racing against the clock to keep the government open, Congress finally came to an agreement on a year-long spending plan to fund the government through September 30, 2015 (with the exception of the Department of Homeland Security, which only goes through February 27).

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Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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Australia’s evolving role in global health R&D

In a notable move for global health research efforts, Australia this week announced funding for four groups developing new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics for malaria and tuberculosis (TB).

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Architect of the Capitol
Federal budget update, Part 1: State Department and USAID

Recent weeks have seen a flurry of activity for both the House and Senate appropriations committees.

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