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GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&D was cited in an op-ed in the Huffington Post on the tuberculosis epidemic.

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Global Health Technologies Coalition appoints new director

GHTC has named Jamie Bay Nishi as its new director. Currently, Ms. Nishi serves as Managing Director of Devex LIVE at Devex, a media platform for the global development community. She will assume the GHTC director position in late February.

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GenomeWeb reports on GHTC advocacy for an essential diagnostics list

GenomeWeb reports on GHTC's call to World Health Organization to establish an essential diagnostics list, quoting GHTC policy officer Matt Robinson.

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GHTC sends letter urging WHO to establish an essential diagnostics list

GHTC sent a letter to the World Health Organization's (WHO) Assistant Director-General of  Health Systems and Innovation urging WHO to support the establishment of an essential diagnostics list.

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PATH/Satvir Malhotra
GHTC policy report cited in Huffington Post op-ed

GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&D was cited in an op-ed in the Huffington Post on the tuberculosis epidemic.

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GHTC sends FY18 letter to OMB

GHTC sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), calling for the incoming president to prioritize global health R&D in his or her fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget.

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Devex
Global Health Technologies Coalition appoints new director

GHTC has named Jamie Bay Nishi as its new director. Currently, Ms. Nishi serves as Managing Director of Devex LIVE at Devex, a media platform for the global development community. She will assume the GHTC director position in late February.

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From AIDS to Zika, new report warns stagnant US funding for lifesaving tools against infectious disease threats leaves US and world at serious risk

Even as Congress grapples with the White House on how to fund an emergency response to fight Zika virus, a new report from GHTC warns that overall underfunding for development of lifesaving tools against neglected global diseases is putting the United States and the world at risk, and that emergency funding can’t be allowed to substitute for sustained US investment in research and development (R&D) of global health technologies.

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GHTC to host 4/19 Congressional briefing to unveil policy report

GHTC will launch its seventh annual policy report at an April 19 briefing on Capitol Hill. Some of the leading voices in global health will discuss policy actions the US government can take to accelerate development of urgently-needed tools to tackle existing and emerging health challenges, meet global health goals, and prepare today for the epidemics of tomorrow.

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Global Health Council joins GHTC

GHTC is excited to announce that the Global Health Council (GHC) has joined the coalition. GHC is the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers, and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide.

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International Vaccine Institute joins GHTC

GHTC is pleased to announce that the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) has joined the coalition. IVI is an independent, nonprofit, international organization headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, that conducts research to discover, develop, and deliver safe, effective, and affordable vaccines for global public health.

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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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PATH/Dunia Faulx
A year in review: The top stories in global health innovation that shaped 2016

As the year comes to an end, GHTC is reflecting on the top stories in global health innovation that made news 2016. 

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PATH/Rose Slavkovsky
GenomeWeb reports on GHTC advocacy for an essential diagnostics list

GenomeWeb reports on GHTC's call to World Health Organization to establish an essential diagnostics list, quoting GHTC policy officer Matt Robinson.

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PATH/Satvir Malhotra
GHTC policy report cited in Huffington Post op-ed

GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&D was cited in an op-ed in the Huffington Post on the tuberculosis epidemic.

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PATH/Rose Slavkovsky
Infectious Disease News cites GHTC policy report

Infectious Disease News cites GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&D in article exploring the role of public-private partnerships in fighting infectious diseases.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
CRS report cites GHTC policy report

The US Congressional Research Service cites findings from GHTC's policy report Achieving a bold vision for global health: Policy solutions to advance global health R&Din its report Zika Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean: U.S. Policy Considerations.

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Intellectual Property Watch reports on GHTC event, webinar on global health R&D at WHA

Intellectual Property Watch highlights remarks made at a GHTC event and webinar on global health R&D issues on the World Health Assembly (WHA) agenda. 

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GHTC sends letter urging WHO to establish an essential diagnostics list

GHTC sent a letter to the World Health Organization's (WHO) Assistant Director-General of  Health Systems and Innovation urging WHO to support the establishment of an essential diagnostics list.

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GHTC sends FY18 letter to OMB

GHTC sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), calling for the incoming president to prioritize global health R&D in his or her fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget.

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GHTC sends letter urging Senate to oppose provisions in Defense Authorization Act which could threaten medical research

GHTC sent a letter to members of the Senate Armed Services Committee and members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense urging them to oppose provisions in the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that would threaten medical research at the US Department of Defense.

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GHTC sends FY17 letters to House and Senate appropriators

GHTC sent letters to the relevant House and Senate appropriations subcommittees asking them to prioritize global health R&D in the fiscal year 2017 (FY17) budget.

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GHTC sends letter urging Congress to commit to sustainable global health R&D financing, approve emergency Zika request

GHTC sent a letter to all 535 Members of Congress, urging them to commit to a long-term vision for financing global health research that ensures we have the tools necessary to treat both endemic and emerging diseases, like Zika.

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Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security
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G-FINDER 2016 Launch
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The Future of Global Health 2017
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