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President Trump signed into law in early January the Global Health Innovation Act,a bipartisan bill to support efforts by the US Agency for International Development to develop affordable, appropriate technologies to advance the health of people in the world's poorest places.

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GHTC responds to RFI on CARB National Action Plan

GHTC submitted comments to a US Department of Health and Human Services request for information (RFI)on the next National Action Plan for Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB) 2020-2025. GHTC’s submission encouraged the prioritization of R&D to combat antimicrobial resistance globally.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
GHTC applauds passage of Global Health Innovation Act

GHTC applauds yesterday's Senate passage of the Global Health Innovation Act, a bipartisan bill to support efforts by the US Agency for International Development to develop affordable, appropriate technologies to advance the health of people in the world’s poorest places. The bill, which has already passed the House of Representatives, now heads to the President’s desk where he is expected to sign it into law.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
GHTC sends letter of support for National Biodefense Strategy

GHTC sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar in support of the National Biodefense Strategy released by the Administration in September. The letter commends the goals in the strategy aimed at accelerating basic and applied R&D of new antimicrobials, novel therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostic tests; promoting increased global capacities for R&D, and integrating R&D into federal planning before and during a potential bio-incident.

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Senator Blunt, Rep. DeLauro, and developers of child-friendly TB medicines honored with GHTC Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC yesterday honored Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) at its second annual Innovating for Impact Awards, which celebrates US policymakers and partnerships driving progress in global health innovation. GHTC also recognized the partnership that developed and introduced improved child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines, making these transformative treatments available to children in need worldwide.

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PATH/Lynn Heinisch
GHTC welcomes the Administration;s recommitment to GHSA

GHTC joined other global health organizations in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar welcoming the Administration's recommitment to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and urging the Administration to provide robust funding for global health security activities in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget and release the Global Health Security Strategy required by Congress in the FY18 appropriations omnibus.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
GHTC applauds passage of Global Health Innovation Act

GHTC applauds yesterday's Senate passage of the Global Health Innovation Act, a bipartisan bill to support efforts by the US Agency for International Development to develop affordable, appropriate technologies to advance the health of people in the world’s poorest places. The bill, which has already passed the House of Representatives, now heads to the President’s desk where he is expected to sign it into law.

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Senator Blunt, Rep. DeLauro, and developers of child-friendly TB medicines honored with GHTC Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC yesterday honored Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) at its second annual Innovating for Impact Awards, which celebrates US policymakers and partnerships driving progress in global health innovation. GHTC also recognized the partnership that developed and introduced improved child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines, making these transformative treatments available to children in need worldwide.

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GHTC opens call for nominations for 2018 Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC has opened nominations for its 2018 Innovating for Impact Awards. Now in its second year, this initiative celebrates the partnerships and policymakers driving global health innovation. The nomination deadline is August 17, 2018.

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PATH/Dan Change
GHTC welcomes launch of first-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests

GHTC welcomes the publication today by the World Health Organization (WHO) of its first Essential Diagnostics List, a critical new tool to help guide governments on the vital diagnostic tests that should be made available through health care systems.

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As White House seeks big cuts in global health research, new state-by-state analysis shows US government investment brings jobs, health security to states while saving millions of lives worldwide

The Trump Administration’s proposal to slash funding to fight global health threats like malaria, Ebola, and HIV/AIDS could cost states thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in economic investment and put the health of residents at risk, according to a new state-by-state analysis released today on Capitol Hill by the Global Health Technologies Coalition.

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PATH/Satvir Malhotra
Research Roundup: Single-dose Ebola drug, mosquito birth control, and new TB treatment

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/Satvir Malhotra
Research Roundup: Vaccines without chemicals, FDA fast track for Vanelva's chikungunya vaccine, and Marburg virus found in bats in West Africa

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
A year in review: The global health innovation stories that shaped 2018

Two thousand eighteen was a turbulent year in global health. Between reemerging crises, breakthrough scientific discoveries, and the continued looming threat of health research funding cuts, 2018 took us on a roller coaster ride of peril and promise. Now as the year comes to an end, GHTC is taking a moment to reflect on the global health innovation stories and news that shaped 2018.

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PATH/Daniel San Martin
Research Roundup: Study maps malaria parasite, global TB research funding hits all-time high, and taking the virus out of a mosquito's bite

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/Mike Wang
Research Roundup: UK vaccine center to help fight epidemics, global map of HIV reveals vaccine challenges, and researchers create antibodies to test and treat Zika

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/Will Boase
GHTC WHA statement cited in Homeland Preparedness News

A joint statement developed by GHTC and delivered at the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) was cited in an article in Homeland Preparedness News.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
GHTC analysis referenced in Science

GHTC analysis regarding the implication's of the President's budget proposal on funding for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was cited in an article in Science.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
GHTC advocacy on Essential Diagnostic List highlighted in Plus

GHTC's advocacy for an Essential Diagnostic List was cited in an article in Plus, an online magazine of HIV-related news.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
GHTC director quoted in Devex article previewing debates at WHA

GHTC Director Jamie Bay Nishi was quoted in a Devex article previewing the debates taking place at the 71st World Health Assembly.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
Contagion quotes GHTC director on launch of Essential Diagnostics List

Contagion quoted GHTC Director Jamie Bay Nishi in article covering the launch of the first-ever Essential Diagnostics List by the World Health Organization.

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CDC/James Gathany
GHTC responds to RFI on CARB National Action Plan

GHTC submitted comments to a US Department of Health and Human Services request for information (RFI)on the next National Action Plan for Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB) 2020-2025. GHTC’s submission encouraged the prioritization of R&D to combat antimicrobial resistance globally.

PDF

PATH/Patrick McKern
GHTC sends letter of support for National Biodefense Strategy

GHTC sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar in support of the National Biodefense Strategy released by the Administration in September. The letter commends the goals in the strategy aimed at accelerating basic and applied R&D of new antimicrobials, novel therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostic tests; promoting increased global capacities for R&D, and integrating R&D into federal planning before and during a potential bio-incident.

PDF

PATH/Lynn Heinisch
GHTC welcomes the Administration;s recommitment to GHSA

GHTC joined other global health organizations in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar welcoming the Administration's recommitment to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and urging the Administration to provide robust funding for global health security activities in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget and release the Global Health Security Strategy required by Congress in the FY18 appropriations omnibus.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
GHTC sends FY20 letter to OMB

GHTC sent a letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), calling for the administration to sustain and protect global health R&D in the fiscal year 2020 (FY20) budget.

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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
GHTC signs letter to House and Senate appropriators supporting global health programs in FY19 budget

GHTC endorsed a letter from the Global Health Council urging House and Senate appropriators to provide robust funding for global health programs in the fiscal year 2019 State and Foreign Operations and Labor, Health and Human Services spending bills as they conference each chambers’ respective bills.

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