February 26, 2012

Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

Senior Program Assistant

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

The US Agency for International Development announced the launch of its second request for applications for its ‘Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development’ program, which calls for innovation prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant woman and children in developing countries.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discusses its role in global HIV and tuberculosis research and development (R&D) with Science Speaks.

Medicines for Malaria Venture announced more than 100 million child-friendly malaria treatments have been delivered to 30 malaria-endemic countries since 2009. The announcement represents a key success story in global health R&D

OneWorld Health’s treatment for leishmaniasis is now registered for use in Nepal.