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GHTC Blog Posts Discuss Global Health R&D Funding In President’s FY17 Budget Request

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Global health R&D in the President’s FY17 budget request
Courtney Carson, GHTC’s senior policy and advocacy associate, examines global health research and development (R&D) aspects of President Obama’s FY 2017 budget request (2/11).

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Ebola funding boost hides ongoing decline in neglected disease R&D
In a guest post, Anna Doubell, analyst at Policy Cures, discusses findings from this year’s G-FINDER report on neglected disease R&D and suggests that Ebola R&D funding masked the decline in funding for non-Ebola neglected disease R&D. Doubell writes, “This year’s report, published in December, and the supporting data, released this week, highlight funding trends and gaps for R&D to develop new health technologies for neglected diseases, which can help governments, philanthropic organizations, and industry make informed decisions…” (2/11).