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August 10, 2022

New report credits WHO with reforms that accelerate access to health innovations, but finds “pain points” persist that slow product reviews

Reforms to a World Health Organization (WHO) program that focuses on certifying the safety and efficacy of health products have accelerated access to these innovations in low- and middle-income countries, yet the program continues to struggle with challenging processes and practices that could lead to unnecessary delays. This is the central finding of a new report released by GHTC and the Duke Global Health Innovation Center that examines the WHO prequalification program. 

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August 10, 2022

New report credits WHO with reforms that accelerate access to health innovations, but finds “pain points” persist that slow product reviews

Reforms to a World Health Organization (WHO) program that focuses on certifying the safety and efficacy of health products have accelerated access to these innovations in low- and middle-income countries, yet the program continues to struggle with challenging processes and practices that could lead to unnecessary delays. This is the central finding of a new report released by GHTC and the Duke Global Health Innovation Center that examines the WHO prequalification program. 

July 29, 2022

GHTC submits input to NIH on improving equity in global health research

GHTC submitted feedback to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Center outlining recommendations to improve equity in global health research.

July 27, 2022

GHTC applauds the Global Health Security Agenda for making permanent its R&D Task Force

GHTC welcomes the decision this week by the Global Health Security Agenda Steering Committee to make permanent its pilot Research and Development (R&D) Task Force. 

July 25, 2022

GHTC submits input on next USAID strategy for global health R&D

GHTC submitted input to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on its next multiyear strategy for global health research and development (R&D) emphasizing equity, collaboration, and transparency.

July 22, 2022

GHTC welcomes milestone inclusion of R&D in Joint External Evaluation

GHTC statement in response to the addition of an indicator to measure R&D capacity in the third edition of the Joint External Evaluation tool.