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GHTC welcomes passage by the US House of Representatives of the Global Health Innovation Act (H.R. 1660), a bipartisan bill that will strengthen efforts by the US Agency for International Development to develop lifesaving global health technologies.

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GHTC statement on the President’s FY 2019 budget

The United States has long led the world in developing vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and other technologies for neglected diseases and conditions that affect the world’s most vulnerable people, and the President’s budget proposal threatens to undermine this scientific and humanitarian legacy.

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Washington Post Editorial Board cites GHTC joint letter in opinion

The Washington Post Editorial Board cited a joint-letter co-authored and endorsed by GHTC in an opinion piece calling for the Administration to provide funding to sustain the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activities to support he Global Health Security Agenda.

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CNN article on cuts to CDC epidemic programs cites GHTC joint letter

In an article exploring the impact of cuts to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Security Agenda activities, CNN cited a letter to policymakers co-authored and endorsed by GHTC.

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PATH/Will Boase
GHTC-endorsed letter cited in Washington Post article on cuts to GHSA

A letter co-drafted and endorsed by GHTC raising concerns about reported cuts to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) activities was cited in a Washington Post article. The article looked at how these cuts could impact global preparedness to combat infectious disease outbreaks.

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GHTC welcomes Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

GHTC sent a letter welcoming Alex Azar as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), urging him to prioritize global health R&D efforts at HHS.

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GHTC statement on the President’s FY 2019 budget

The United States has long led the world in developing vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and other technologies for neglected diseases and conditions that affect the world’s most vulnerable people, and the President’s budget proposal threatens to undermine this scientific and humanitarian legacy.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
GHTC welcomes House passage of the Global Health Innovation Act

GHTC welcomes yesterday’s passage by the US House of Representatives of the Global Health Innovation Act (H.R. 1660), a bipartisan bill that will strengthen efforts by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to develop lifesaving drugs, vaccines, and other health technologies for people in need around the world.

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GHTC honors Senator Coons, Congressman Cole, and the dapivirine microbicide ring with Innovating for Impact Awards

Esteemed leaders from across the US government, industry, and the global health and medical research communities gathered at the Newseum in Washington, DC yesterday for GHTC’s Innovating for Impact Awards to celebrate US commitment to global health R&D and recognize Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) for their congressional leadership on this issue. GHTC also honored the partnership that developed the dapivirine microbicide ring—a woman-centered HIV prevention tool—for its efforts to advance this groundbreaking new technology.

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GHTC launches call for nominations for Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC's new Innovating for Impact Awards initiative will celebrate the often under-recognized partnerships and political champions that drive global health R&D. The nomination deadline is September 20, 2017.

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As White House seeks big cuts in global health research, new report links US government investments to thousands of American jobs, millions of lives saved

President Trump’s proposal to slash public investments in the fight against global threats such as malaria, Ebola and AIDS would imperil programs that generate thousands of jobs in the United States, as they deliver breakthrough innovations that are saving millions of lives around the world, according to a new report issued today by GHTC.

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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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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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Washington Post Editorial Board cites GHTC joint letter in opinion

The Washington Post Editorial Board cited a joint-letter co-authored and endorsed by GHTC in an opinion piece calling for the Administration to provide funding to sustain the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activities to support he Global Health Security Agenda.

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PATH/Gave Bienczcki
CNN article on cuts to CDC epidemic programs cites GHTC joint letter

In an article exploring the impact of cuts to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Security Agenda activities, CNN cited a letter to policymakers co-authored and endorsed by GHTC.

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PATH/Will Boase
GHTC-endorsed letter cited in Washington Post article on cuts to GHSA

A letter co-drafted and endorsed by GHTC raising concerns about reported cuts to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) activities was cited in a Washington Post article. The article looked at how these cuts could impact global preparedness to combat infectious disease outbreaks.

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PATH/Matthew Dakin
GHTC policy officer pens Hill op-ed on links between global health and national security

GHTC policy officer, Courtney Carson, and Danielle Heiberg of GHC co-authored an opinion piece in The Hill, discussing the links between global health and national security and urging Congress not to make artificial distinctions between defense and non-defense discretionary spending—both of which are critical for protecting health around the world, and the health of Americans at home.

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PATH/Will Boase
Fogarty Center's Global Health Matters covers two GHTC fact sheet series

The Fogarty International Center's newsletter, Global Health Matters, covered both GHTC's agency fact sheet series, examining the contributions of US government agencies to advancing global health R&D; and GHTC's introductory fact sheet series, examining the importance of global health R&D.
 

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GHTC welcomes Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

GHTC sent a letter welcoming Alex Azar as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), urging him to prioritize global health R&D efforts at HHS.

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GHTC sends letter expressing concern about reported cuts to CDC GHSA activities

GHTC jointly with other civil society organizations sent a letter raising concerns over recent reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans to dramatically scale back its activities to support the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). The letter notes the vital role of this program in promoting global health security and protecting the health and national security of Americans.

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GHTC issues statement on R&D for public health preparedness at WHO Executive Board meeting

GHTC issued a statement at the 142nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board welcoming efforts by WHO to advance the Research and Development Blueprint for Action to Prevent Epidemics, which is integral part of ensuring the global community has to right tools to prevent and combat epidemics. The statement was issued in partnership with the Global Health Council, PATH, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Infectious Disease Society of America.

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GHTC calls for further consultations on WHO prequalification fee changes

GHTC joined with other members of the global health community to call for consultations to resolve ongoing concerns around adjustments to the World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification fees for medicines and diagnostics.

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GHTC urges Congress to raise non-defense discretionary spending caps to allow sustained funding for global health

GHTC joined with other members of the global health community in sending a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to raise the non-defense discretionary spending cap as part of fiscal year 2108 budget deal negotiations to allow sustained funding for global health programs through the International Affairs (Function 150) and Health (Function 550) accounts.

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