From Breakthroughs Blog: 2017

 
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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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: Dangers of immune response to Zika, curbing HIV/AIDS severity, and a potential leishmaniasis 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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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: An old-fashioned malaria strategy, a polio funding crisis, and a global pledge to end 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/Georgina Goodwin
Research Roundup: Discerning between Zika and dengue, hope for a GBS vaccine, and killer mosquitoes as mosquito control

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
Research Roundup: Forest loss and Ebola, antibody-caused dengue complications, and a mosquito-monitoring platform

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/Heng Chivoan
Research Roundup: Wearable immunization trackers, a potential pneumonia vaccine, and a newly recommended 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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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: TB diagnostic innovations, help for sleeping sickness, and an AMR tracking project

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: The immunization edition

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
Research Roundup: Nanopatch technology, agriculture and antibiotics, and a first-time pledge

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: An effective Rotavirus vaccine, prioritizing pediatric TB diagnostics, and a powerful HIV antibody

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/Taylor Capizola
Overheard at UNGA: Innovation paves path to universal health coverage

A busy week at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly winds to a close with key discussions surrounding the global economic returns of health R&D.

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PATH/WIll Boase
Research Roundup: A Zika vaccine priority, partnerships for better cures, and a nationwide polio vaccine drive

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
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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PATH/Andrew Berends
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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PATH/Aaron Joel Santos
Research Roundup: Hope for an old TB vaccine, delivery drones, and malaria diagnostics

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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Novartis
Research Roundup: A new anti-malarial, the promise of probiotics, and genetically-engineered 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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Dr. Stephen Redd gives a tour of CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, which serves as a command center for monitoring and coordinating CDC’s emergency response activities to health threats in the United States and abroad. Photo credit: Mark Fletcher/CDC.
7 ways CDC is keeping us safe from deadly diseases

The threat is real: defunding the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) puts us all in danger, in every country of the globe.

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PATH/Evelyn Hockstein
Research Roundup: Plants as vaccines, the African CDC, and herd immunity in Zika

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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CDC/ James Gathany
Research Roundup: Mosquito traps and the impact of antibiotics

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/Mike Wang
Research Roundup: Next generation technologies for vector control, tracking Zika, and treating resistant 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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GHTC/Marissa Chmiola
A competition where the highest prize is lives saved

What do an onsite chlorine generator, fingerprint scanning technology for newborns, and temperature-monitoring wristband all have in common? The potential to save the lives of mothers and newborns in some of the poorest, hardest-to-reach communities around the world.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: 2017 HIV/AIDS R&D edition

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
G20 makes first-ever pledge to support R&D to combat global health challenges

Following a sustained advocacy campaign by GHTC and our partners, global health R&D has been featured, for the first time, as part of the G20 declaration. The declaration, published on July 8, includes efforts for R&D to combat antimicrobial resistance and potentially pandemic diseases.

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CDC/ Sue Partridge, CDC- Ft. Collins
Research Roundup: Global immunization, Zika diagnostics, and an HIV treatment milestone

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/Satvir Malhotra
Research Roundup: Vaccines as a tool to cure and protect, and what went right in the DRC Ebola outbreak

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/Mike Wang
Research Roundup: Malaria research funding uneven and inequitable, Europe's plan to combat AMR, and unverified malaria medicines on the global market

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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Heng Chivoan
Research Roundup: Polio mutation troubles, a pandemic bond, and Kenya's launch of a generic HIV drug

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/Claire Suni
Research Roundup: Venom, technology for smart vector control & animals as a human health threat

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/Lesley Reed
Research Roundup: Dengue diagnostics, unlocking protein structures, and an antibiotic found in soil

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/Monique Berlier
Ensuring resistance doesn’t take hold: The importance of taking on typhoid now

Typhoid may seem like a distant memory in industrialized countries, but for many low- and middle-income countries it continues to cause millions of illnesses and about 150,000 deaths per year. New tools are needed to combat this looming threat.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: Malaria and bone density, a fatal vaccine error, and a sponsored Chikungunya trial

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: CRISPR concerns, using innovation to cure malaria, and MSF's TB trial

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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WHO/L. Cipriani
WHA Roundup: a new WHO head, the demise of an R&D pooled fund, and the access debate rages on

The 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) winds to a close with key decisions that will shape the future of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the landscape for global health R&D.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: Underestimating Zika & Chagas and hopes for the Ebola vaccine in the DRC

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: White house/Shealah Craighead
Medical research, global health programs face steep cuts in Trump budget

On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released its full fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. This budget proposes significant cuts to programs that support global health and medical research at the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Agency for International Development.

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CDC/Dr. Scott Smith
G20 health ministers pledge support for R&D to combat antimicrobial resistance, pandemic threats

Health ministers from G20 nations, meeting for the first time, pledged to work together to combat antimicrobial resistance and improve pandemic preparedness, emphasizing the critical role R&D plays in confronting these global challenges.

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PATH/Rocky Prajapati
Research Roundup: Potential malaria and Ebola vaccines and the polio vaccine shortage

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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U.S. Mission Photo/Eric Bridiers
Who will lead WHO and what to watch at WHA

With the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) commencing next week, GHTC takes a look at what's on the agenda and how it could impact global health R&D.

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PATH/Eric Becker
Research Roundup: The rise of drug-resistant TB, ecosystems and pandemics, and a UN-made global mosquito tracker

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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Andrew Loxley, Court
Empowerment—the payoff of new HIV prevention tools for young women

Evidence shows that when women are both empowered and healthy, they are more likely to have healthy families, educate their children, and make positive social and economic contributions to society. New discreet and long-acting HIV prevention tools have the potential to empower women to protect their own health and unlock their potential.

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PATH/Claire Suni
Research Roundup: Barriers to TB immunization, malaria's genetic diversity, and IPM's dapivirine ring

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/Jared Wilmoth
​G20: Connecting the dots on global health innovation, sustainable development, and health security

On April 28, senior leaders from government, the private sector, and the global health community came together in Berlin for a lively discuss on how the G20 can advance global health innovation to drive sustainable development and health security.

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Architect of the Capitol
Global health and medical research saved from spending cuts in FY17 budget agreement

What global health R&D advocates need to know about the FY2017 budget agreement.

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PATH/Aaron Joel Santos
Research Roundup: Breaking down Zika and opportunities, challenges surrounding global immunization

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: Progress in fighting NTDs and TB, Polio eradication setbacks, and the crisis surrounding Chagas

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
Opening up malaria drug discovery for good

Scientists are exploring new open innovation and open source approaches to catalyze malaria drug development and move us closer to achieving the goal of ending malaria for good.

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PATH/Aaron Joel Santos
5 ways science is transforming global health and saving lives

Science expands our understanding, makes the impossible possible, and helps us build the future we want for all people. Science drives the work of GHTC, so we wanted to take a step back to reflect on five ways science is transforming global health.

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GHTC/Marissa Chmiola
Global health R&D gamified!

We ate, we drank, we played games, and we learned a thing or two about the impact of US leadership in global health R&D.

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Office of Management and Budget
Trump budget proposes steep cuts to research and foreign assistance that will threaten global health research

What global health advocates need to know about the President's "skinny" budget.

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Devex
Meet GHTC’s new director, Jamie Bay Nishi

GHTC's new director Jamie Bay Nishi talks about her background, what inspires her, and her vision for the future of the coalition.

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US Department of Homeland Security
President Trump wants to "cure the illnesses that plague us." That means we must invest in R&D

The United States can lead the world toward President Trump’s vision of accelerating cures for diseases that have plagued humanity, but not if we retreat from international engagement and development efforts—including strong engagement in global health R&D.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: Spillover and spillback, 3D spheres for drug development, drug resistance, 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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GHTC/Matt Robinson
WHO Executive Board meeting closes with three shortlisted candidates to lead WHO and R&D issues added to WHA agenda

The 140th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board closed last week with a shortlist of  three candidates for the WHO Director General position and progress on key global health R&D issues.

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US Department of Agriculture/Lance Cheung
Research Roundup: Genetic mutations and innovative ways to package food aid

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
WHO begins process to establish an essential diagnostics list following calls by GHTC and partners

We asked. WHO listened. The World Health Organization (WHO) took the first step toward establishing an essential diagnostics list, releasing a proposal outling how it plans to develop and operationalize the list by early 2019.

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PATH/Katrina Peach
Research Roundup: Swine flu, drug resistance, and hepatitis C cures

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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Flickr/Mark Taylor
Price addresses innovation, infectious diseases, NIH support at nomination hearings

At his nomination hearings, Secretary of Health and Human Services-designee Tom Price addressed global health and infectious diseases; innovation for rare diseases; support for health innovation, NIH, and priority setting for NIH-funded research. GHTC covers what he had to say.

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CDC/James Gathany
Research Roundup: Bacteria-sniffing dogs, vaccines for epidemics, 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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GHTC
The world keeps turning: WHO’s 140th Executive Board meeting begins

With the 140th World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting commencing this week, GHTC takes a look at what's on the agenda and how it could impact global health R&D.

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Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Trump administration and global health research: What we’re watching for in 2017

As all eyes look toward President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, GHTC examines the policy issues we'll be tracking on in 2017.

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PATH/Evelyn Hockstein
Research Roundup: A virus-killing mask, testing drugs on pregnant women, and DARPA’s global health portfolio

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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CDC/James Gathaney
Tillerson talks global health and development at Senate confirmation hearing

At his nomination hearing, Secretary of State–designee Rex Tillerson was questioned on women’s empowerment, family planning, development aid, and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). GHTC covers what he had to say.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: Roadkill reveals new drugs, bracelet saves preemies, 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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