February 02, 2012

Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

Communications Associate

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

Two GHTC members announced they are making critical gains in the development of new tools to treat and prevent tuberculosis.

Several groups announced their commitment and financial support to control or eliminate 10 neglected tropical diseases, including support for research and development.

After studies demonstrate how effective medical male circumcision is as a tool for HIV prevention, public health experts are working to make the process safer, more efficient, and more cost effective.

Bill Gates has penned an op-ed for the New York Times urging continued investments in foreign aid funding, which is critical for global health and development efforts.

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