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TB Advocates Raise Questions On R&D Targets, Funding For National Action Plan

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: MDR-TB national action plan raises questions on targets and funding
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reports on a USAID event launching the White House’s National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. At the event, Aziz notes TB advocates raised questions about the ambition of and funding for the plan, and event panelists discussed the plan’s lack of specific research and development targets, as well as the need to develop new drugs (1/11).