Panel of TB experts releases report calling for the prioritization of tuberculosis R&D

On June 9th, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released six policy reports detailing the domestic and global health burden of tuberculosis and recommendations for the United States government to combat the disease. The policy reports were the culmination of major findings from the CSIS Global Health Policy Center (GHPC), a working group composed of leading tuberculosis experts. In summary, the GHPC overview report titled “Strengthening the U.S. Approach to Tuberculosis Research and Development” called for the prioritization of TB R&D by the provision of more resources for research and innovation. To read the overview report click here. The six major reports released by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center can be found here.

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