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Ansley Kahn
Research Roundup: a two-drug HIV treatment found equally effective as three drugs, experimental Ebola treatments show promise in lab study, and WHO upgrades list of essential diagnostic tests

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
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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New paper examines research funding for diseases and conditions of poverty

In this guest post, Claire Wingfield—product development policy officer at PATH—writes about a new paper she developed for the GHTC that outlines key funding challenges and opportunities for global health research and development (R&D).

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What’s ahead on the Hill: The top five priorities for Congress before the end of 2013

Now that Labor Day has passed and Washington, DC, is starting to cool down, members of Congress are filtering back into town from their August recess travels.

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PATH/Lesley Reed
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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More good news for global health R&D as the UK ramps up its investment in product development

Close on the heels of the announcement that Australia is newly investing in global health product development, the United Kingdom last week also revealed that it’s bumping up its longstanding support in this area.

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What comes to mind when you think of drug development?

Ever feel like you can’t see the forest for the trees?

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Australia’s evolving role in global health R&D

In a notable move for global health research efforts, Australia this week announced funding for four groups developing new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics for malaria and tuberculosis (TB).

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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/Elena Pantjushenko
Drug development—It’s not for the faint of heart

Drug discovery and development is a long process. Estimates of the cost to develop a drug up to the point of regulatory approval can range from $150 million to $1.3 billion.

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PATH/Will Boase
Drug Development 101: A step-by-step guide to drug development

Drug development is a long and complex process.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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Architect of the Capitol
Federal budget update, Part 2: DoD, CDC, FDA, and NIH

As we discussed yesterday, lawmakers in the House and Senate have been busy with several pieces of legislation that would fund global health and research efforts across the federal government.

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Architect of the Capitol
Federal budget update, Part 1: State Department and USAID

Recent weeks have seen a flurry of activity for both the House and Senate appropriations committees.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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House subcommittee bill would cut global health and international development programs

The House State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) Appropriations Subcommittee on Friday held a hearing on its fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget legislation.

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PATH/Matthew Dakin
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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What’s Ahead on the Hill: New bill would improve transparency of US foreign aid programs

Last week, a bipartisan group of legislators in both the House and Senate introduced the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2013.

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Telling the untold story of tuberculosis

In this guest post, Kari Stoever, vice president of External Affairs at Aeras, writes about a new film series that tells the story of the tuberculosis (TB) pandemic.

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PATH/Dan Chang
Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

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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