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European Union 3rd Largest Global Funder Of R&D For Neglected Diseases, G-Finder Report Shows

Science|Business: E.U. now world’s third-biggest spender in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria
“The E.U. is now the world’s third-biggest contributor — behind the U.S. and the U.K. — to global R&D into new products to prevent, diagnose, control, or cure neglected diseases in developing countries, according to the latest annual report published by the Australian charity, Policy Cures Research. The report says European Commission spending on these diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, rose by 50 percent, to $119 million, in 2017. The figure does not include national funding by E.U. member states…” (Wallace, 1/24).