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Kaitlin Christenson is director of GHTC.

Blog posts written by Kaitlin

Total of 13 blog posts

May 26, 2014

World Health Assembly roundup: News on research and innovation

The annual World Health Assembly (WHA) has come and gone once again, and this time there’s a lot of exciting news to report on the innovation front.

October 1, 2013

How did health research fare at the UN General Assembly?

After a busy week of negotiating police barricades and security checks in New York during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), we’re back in Washington, DC, with more thinking about the post-2015 development agenda and some reflections about what was heard throughout the week.

September 22, 2013

A big week for global health, innovation, and the post-2015 development agenda

This week, many GHTC members will be in New York for the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations’ General Assembly (UNGA), where, among other topics, progress toward meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will be addressed.

December 4, 2012

Changing our definition of neglected diseases: Is it time to think beyond traditional terms?

Depending on who you ask, you’ll come up with a number of different definitions for what exactly characterizes a neglected disease, as there’s no generally accepted definition.

October 9, 2012

Celebrating the birthday of Breakthroughs: The best of the GHTC blog

It’s been a busy twelve months for the team at the Global Health Technologies Coalition!

July 12, 2012

AIDS 2012: Time to recognize and recommit US support for research

As the International AIDS Conference descends on DC later this month — the first time this conference has been held in the United States in over 20 years — there couldn’t be a better time to reflect on the scientific gains that have emerged over the past several months, and how a wide range of dedicated Americans are pushing this HIV and AIDS research forward.