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May 26, 2021

GHTC joins statement to the World Health Assembly on the global malaria strategy

GHTC joined a civil society statement to the 74th World Health Assembly outlining the transformative progress achieved in developing and facilitating access to malaria prevention and treatment tools through the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030. The statement, issued through the Medicines for Malaria Venture and PATH, urges WHO and member states to address the fragility of health systems and increase investments to drive innovation and uptake of tools, including through more efficient processes for prequalification of products and revision of guidelines.

May 26, 2021

GHTC joins statement to World Health Assembly on health emergencies and preparedness

GHTC joined the Global Health Council in its statement to the 74th World Health Assembly calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) and member states to prioritize R&D capacity strengthening within global frameworks to strengthen pandemic preparedness. The statement specifically urges WHO and member states to prioritize regional research and manufacturing capacity, increase International Health Regulation compliance, and strengthen medical and pharmaceutical supply chains in advance of health emergencies.

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November 22, 2019

Faces of Innovation: Dr. Mary Kamb, researcher at CDC

Faces of Innovation—a new GHTC project that features scientists on the front lines of research and development on new global health tools and technologies—profiles Dr. Mary Kamb, who we met at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference, who leads the Elimination and Control Epidemiology team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.


Upcoming events

Learn more about upcoming events hosted by or featuring GHTC and its members.

Jun 1, 2022

Partnering to Drive Pandemic R&D

DSW, Pandemic Action Network, and PATH

Jun 4- 5, 2022
Aug 17-19, 2022

14th International Rotavirus Symposium

PATH, Sabin Vaccine Institute, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, & partners

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