Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Commitment Of USAID Promises Future R&D Breakthroughs In Global Health

Since USAID launched 50 years ago, the agency “has had a rich history of supporting global health, including research and development (R&D),” Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) Director Kaitlin Christenson writes in the organization’s “Breakthroughs” blog. She notes oral rehydration therapy (ORT), smallpox eradication, and the funding of research tools to help women as “[s]ome of the major breakthroughs in global health that USAID has supported,” concluding, “With this strong commitment from USAID, the future of global health R&D will undoubtedly hold many breakthroughs that have the potential to save millions of lives worldwide” (11/3).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270 | Email Alerts: | |

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.