Record Funding For Global Health Research, But Neglected Tropical Diseases Remain Neglected

The 2019 [G-FINDER report], by [Policy Cures Research, released on the first-ever World NTD Day, confirms that funding for NTD research is dropping. According to the report, overall funding for diseases that have a disproportional burden on poorer countries reached a new high in 2018 at just over USD 4 billion. But for NTDs, research funding has decreased, falling by nearly 10% over the past decade. This is simply unacceptable, as there are so many unmet needs.

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