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March 15, 2022

President signs spending bill that includes key boosts to global health research but no emergency funds for COVID-19

Months of tense congressional negotiations stretching nearly six months over schedule finally concluded with the signing of an omnibus spending package for fiscal year 2022. GHTC breaks down what that means for global health research.

January 18, 2022

Six issues to watch in global health policy in 2022

As 2022 begins, GHTC is taking stock of the top global health R&D policy issues for the year ahead. Here are the top six topics GHTC will be tracking.

January 5, 2021

Six issues to watch in US global health R&D policy in 2021

2021 is shaping up to be an extraordinarily consequential year for US policy for global health and medical research, as a new presidential administration and Congress take charge against the backdrop of a global pandemic that has killed 1.6 million people worldwide and set back decades of progress in global health. As 2021 begins, here are some of the top policy issues GHTC will be tracking.

November 23, 2020

Spotlighting COVID-19 innovations for global needs on Capitol Hill

On November 19, GHTC hosted a virtual roundtable with four organizations advancing COVID-19 innovations and 12 staff members from congressional offices. The dialogue focused on the need for COVID-19 innovations designed for use in low-resource settings and the role the US Agency for International Development (USAID) could play in supporting this effort. Read on for a recap of the event.