Four out of five cutting-edge R&D projects seeking to develop cures for patients with neglected conditions are health partnerships. These partnerships are typically long-term, resource intensive ventures focused on new medicines and vaccines for TB, malaria, HIV/AIDS, NCDs and other diseases. Beyond R&D activities, partnerships also improve knowledge of how diseases are and can be prevented and managed.
WHO focuses on 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that kill or disable millions of people ...Learn more
NCDs are the leading causes of illness and death worldwide but the greatest burden occurs ...Learn more
HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB have been the focus of the health related Millennium Development Goals ...Learn more