Tag Archives: TB funding

US Funding for Global AIDS and TB for the Next Fiscal Year?

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With Congress adjourned until after Labor Day and not a single funding bill for the federal fiscal year beginning October signed into law before the recess even began, the virtual standstill of legislative action could have a mixed impact on global health funding. It appears that House and Senate leaders have reached a tentative agreement […]

Two New TB Reports from TAG

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The Treatment Action Group has released two new reports on tuberculosis, both valuable resources in the effort to combat this global TB epidemic. The first report details the level of global funding for TB research and development; a total of $510 million was invested by 71 organizations, public and private, in TB R&D in 2008, […]

Calls for strengthened lab capacity, service delivery and better policy–while resource question looms large

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Editor’s Note: This is another dispatch from the Pacific Health Summit, filed by Christine Lubinski, director of the Center for Global Health Policy. Following NIAID Director Anthony Fauci’s powerful call for a transformative research agenda for tuberculosis, other presenters highlighted the challenges in wooing pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms and young researchers to the field of […]