Welcome to the new Friends of TDR social networking site!
This is a place for anyone connected – past or present – with TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases.
Do you want to connect with a colleague from the past or ask a question to other experts? Post a blog, but please follow our guidelines of no posting or promoting commercial products.
Make sure you create an account first, which will help others find you to connect.
A new Lancet study has concluded that the advancements in R&D for neglected tropical diseases have not redressed the R&D imbalance reported more than a decade ago. Most new products are repurposed versions of existing products and there are significant gaps in the pipeline, so that it is anticipated that without urgent new investments, control objectives may not be achieved for a number of these diseases.
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Join the discussion at a meeting 19 September at WHO. This meeting is free and open to anyone interested, you just have to register online below. Recent debates at the WHO World Health Assembly have led to a resolution to promote new mechanisms to support health R&D where there is market failure. Using new research findings supported by the Australian Research Council, TDR and the Medicines for Malaria…Continue