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Ashley Bennett is a Policy and Advocacy Officer at GHTC.

Blog posts written by Ashley

Total of 38 blog posts

June 3, 2015

World Health Assembly roundup: News on global health research and innovation

The 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva wrapped up last week after addressing several items that will shape the next few years of global health innovation.

August 11, 2014

Four key takeaways from the Africa Leaders Summit

As the first-ever US-Africa Leaders Summit came to a close last week, it was clear that the energy around the partnerships between the United States and African nations are strong and building momentum.

July 28, 2014

Senate supports global health R&D in LHHS appropriations bill

Last week, we reported on exciting policy language included in the Senate Department of Defense appropriations legislation, and earlier this summer, the House and Senate State and Foreign Operations bills also included recognition of the role that new technologies could play in advancing global health.

June 17, 2014

Congress acts on FY 2015 funding; shows lukewarm support for global health R&D

As the DC summer kicks into full swing, Congress has had a busy month moving forward fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding legislation for a variety of government programs including global health research and development (R&D).

March 5, 2014

Obama Administration’s FY 2015 budget request sends mixed signals on global health R&D

Yesterday, the White House released President Obama’s much-anticipated budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2015.

January 22, 2014

What we’re looking forward to in 2014

As 2014 gets into full swing, the GHTC is looking ahead to many exciting developments on both the global health research and development (R&D) and policy landscapes: