Global Health Technologies Coalition materials

The following reports and fact sheets from the Global Health Technologies Coalition provide further insight into our main advocacy priorities.

Annual Policy Reports

Innovation for a changing world: The role of US leadership in global health R&D

The fifth annual policy report from the GHTC provides recommendations that Congress and the administration can use to leverage the United States' important role in global health R&D. The recommendations call on Congress to pass a long-term budget plan that will sustain R&D efforts throughout the agencies involved in global health research, as well as ask Congress to approve the 21st Century Global Health Technology Act and seeks a stronger role for the FDA in delivering new products for neglected diseases.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: March 2014

Innovation for a changing world: GHTC policy report brief

This summary document provides an overview of the content and recommendations included in GHTC's fifth annual policy report.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: March 2014

Renewing US leadership: Policies to advance global health research

The fourth annual policy report from the GHTC offers actionable recommendations that Congress and the administration can implement to strengthen the US legacy in global health R&D and, more importantly, save lives around the world. These recommendations are especially timely, given that the US government is facing contentious budget negotiations that will have critical implications for its wide range of R&D activities that stretch across numerous federal agencies, departments, and branches.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: February 2013

Renewing US leadership: GHTC policy report brief

This one-page document provides an overview of the content and recommendations included in the GHTC's fourth annual policy report.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: February 2013

Sustaining progress: Creating US policies to spur global health innovation

The third annual policy report from the GHTC outlines actions the US Government can take to help reduce deaths, extend lives, and secure healthier futures by supporting research for new global health tools. The report outlines recommendations for improving public financing, regulatory pathways, and incentives and innovative financing mechanisms that will help create new drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and microbicides for communities in the developing world

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: February 2012

Sustaining progress: GHTC policy report brief

This one-page document provides an overview of the content and recommendations included in the GHTC's third annual policy report.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Release Date: February 2012

Sparking Innovation to Save Lives: How the US Can Advance Global Health Through New Technologies (2.4 MB PDF)

The second annual policy report from the GHTC documents promising policy actions taken over the past year in the areas of US investments in global health and international development, regulatory pathways to ensure the safety and efficacy of health tools, and incentives and innovative financing mechanisms to spur global health product development. The report offers recommendations for how US policymakers can continue to take the lead in improving health worldwide.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: May 2011

Sparking Innovation to Save Lives: GHTC Policy Report Brief (408 KB PDF)

This one-page document provides an overview of the content and recommendations included in the GHTC's second annual policy report.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: May 2011

Innovation in action: Policies to accelerate the development and delivery of global health tools (1.56 MB PDF)

The first annual report from the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) focuses on the GHTC's three priority areas—US policies related to public financing, regulatory pathways, and incentives and innovating financing. It highlights the role US agencies and policymakers play in advancing innovation for global health products, as well as makes policy recommendations to help accelerate the development of new global health technologies.

Authors: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: April 2010

Innovation in Action: GHTC Policy Report Brief (275.94 KB PDF)

This one page document provides an overview of the first annual policy report from the GHTC and explains the three main advocacy priorities for the coalition.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: April 2010

Analysis Pieces

GHTC nonprofit product developers (NPPD) briefing paper series

The Global Health Technologies Coalition’s briefing papers on financing and coordination of health research provide examples and perspectives from nonprofit product development organizations (NPPDs). NPPDs are nongovernmental organizations that partner with the public, philanthropic, not-for-profit, and private sectors to develop technologies targeted at neglected diseases and conditions of high morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

The GHTC has developed this series of briefing papers for policymakers and other stakeholders with an interest in advancing product development and introduction in LMICs to inform discussions aimed at improving the financing and coordination of health research and development (R&D) addressing the needs of LMICs.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Saving lives and creating impact: Why investing in global health research works

The US Government has long played a role in the development of new global health products that have transformed communities in the poorest countries in the world and saved the lives of millions. However, with increasing political pressure to scale back US Government investment in global health research and development (R&D), a review of evidence on the benefits of global health R&D investments and the cost-effectiveness of US Government funding is critical.

This report aims to assess the impact of past US Government investments in global health R&D and to review the role of ongoing US Government investments in global health R&D.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition & Policy Cures

Release Date: April 2012

Saving lives and creating impact summary document

This summary document provides an overview of the content and recommendations included in the GHTC/Policy Cures analysis piece.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition & Policy Cures

Release Date: April 2012

Fact Sheets

New products hold the key to health improvement worldwide

This fact sheet by the GHTC outlines the important contributions the US government has made to global health R&D and why it’s critical the United States continues to robustly support the global health research pipeline.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: November 2013

Saving lives through research: USAID's role in creating breakthrough global health products

This fact sheet by the GHTC describes the important role USAID plays in global health research and development, as well as offers policy recommendations for how the agency and Congress can continue to ensure the development of global health tools for low-resourced settings.   

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: October 2013

The FDA's Role in Global Health: Helping safe, effective health tools reach people in need worldwide

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition outlines the FDA's role in global health and offers recommendations for how the FDA can continue to play an important role in efforts to ensure the safety of health tools to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases that affect millions of people worldwide every year.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: July 2013

Sequestration: the devastating impact on global health research and development

This fact sheet by the GHTC examines the importance of US government support in global health research and development and how indiscriminate budget cuts will unfairly target global health R&D programs that are effective, save lives, and create jobs.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: March 2013

Creating the tools of tomorrow: Investing in global health R&D

This fact sheet examines the advances in global health tools over the years, as well as the need for new and innovative partnerships, and increased investment in global health research and development.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Policy Cures, and DSW

Publication Date: May 2012

The transformative power of global health research (202 KB PDF)

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition examines how US leadership in global health research helps to saves lives worldwide and provides domestic economic benefits.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: March 2011

Research and the Millennium Development Goals (203.32 KB PDF)

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition examines how research for new global health tools can help achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: September 2010

Leveraging research in foreign assistance (128.9 KB PDF)

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition examines the role of innovation in international development and makes recommendations to elevate global health research in the foreign aid reform process.

Authors: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: July 2010

Policy Briefs

2015 and Beyond: The role of innovation for health in a new development framework

This position paper lays out the important role science, technology, and innovation play in ensuring healthy lives for populations in low- and middle-income countries, and offers recommendations for United Nations Member States as they convene to determine the final post-2015 development framework.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: December 2013

Improving health at home and abroad

This policy brief examines how the US Food and Drug Administration can maximize its investment and global imact. This brief offers actionable recommendations that the FDA can implement to strengthen the United States’ legacy in global health.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: September 2013

Exploring the role of the US Government in a future advance market commitment (258 KB PDF)

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition provides specific recommendations to US policymakers about the role and engagement of the US Government in a future advance market commitment.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication Date: March 2011

Incentives and innovative financing for global health product development (508 KB PDF)

This fact sheet from the Global Health Technologies Coalition explores different incentives and innovative financing mechanisms and their role in global health product development.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: October 2010

GHTC Brochure

Global Health Technologies Coalition brochure (1.4 MB PDF)

This brochure provides an introduction to the Global Health Technologies Coalition, including its membership, activities, and advocacy issues.

Author: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Publication date: November 2012

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