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Global Health Forum To Discuss Acceleration Of Product Development, Delivery

In the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the foundation discusses this week’s Global Health Product Development Forum, which will convene in Seattle “to discuss how funders, researchers, NGOs, and private-sector companies can work together to accelerate the development and delivery of life-saving products.” Mundel writes, “Looking ahead to opportunities in the coming year, the Gates Foundation is especially eager to work with partners to use these new tools and resources to accelerate the development of next-generation drugs for tuberculosis, malaria, neglected infectious diseases, and other products…” (4/22).