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Julien Rashid
Faces of Innovation: Dr. Vinayak Joshi, researcher at VisionQuest Biomedical

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Vinayak Joshi, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference. Dr. Joshi is working on a diagnostic for cerebral malaria with support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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PATH/Jared Wilmoth
​G20: Connecting the dots on global health innovation, sustainable development, and health security

On April 28, senior leaders from government, the private sector, and the global health community came together in Berlin for a lively discuss on how the G20 can advance global health innovation to drive sustainable development and health security.

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Architect of the Capitol
Global health and medical research saved from spending cuts in FY17 budget agreement

What global health R&D advocates need to know about the FY2017 budget agreement.

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PATH/Aaron Joel Santos
Research Roundup: Breaking down Zika and opportunities, challenges surrounding global immunization

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/Gabe Bienczycki
Opening up malaria drug discovery for good

Scientists are exploring new open innovation and open source approaches to catalyze malaria drug development and move us closer to achieving the goal of ending malaria for good.

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PATH/Doune Porter
Research Roundup: Progress in fighting NTDs and TB, Polio eradication setbacks, and the crisis surrounding Chagas

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/Aaron Joel Santos
5 ways science is transforming global health and saving lives

Science expands our understanding, makes the impossible possible, and helps us build the future we want for all people. Science drives the work of GHTC, so we wanted to take a step back to reflect on five ways science is transforming global health.

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GHTC/Marissa Chmiola
Global health R&D gamified!

We ate, we drank, we played games, and we learned a thing or two about the impact of US leadership in global health R&D.

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Office of Management and Budget
Trump budget proposes steep cuts to research and foreign assistance that will threaten global health research

What global health advocates need to know about the President's "skinny" budget.

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Devex
Meet GHTC’s new director, Jamie Bay Nishi

GHTC's new director Jamie Bay Nishi talks about her background, what inspires her, and her vision for the future of the coalition.

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US Department of Homeland Security
President Trump wants to "cure the illnesses that plague us." That means we must invest in R&D

The United States can lead the world toward President Trump’s vision of accelerating cures for diseases that have plagued humanity, but not if we retreat from international engagement and development efforts—including strong engagement in global health R&D.

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