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How far do investments in health Research & Development align with global public health demands and needs?

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@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOSEARO @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @doctorsoumya 1% of all funding for health R&D is allocated to diseases such as #malaria and #tuberculosis which account for more than 12.5% of the global burden of disease.
The recent outbreaks of #Ebola virus disease dramatically exposed the lack of investment in products and approaches to prevent and minimize the impact of pathogens with epidemic potential. 👉bit.ly/2KjkqT0
@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOSEARO @pahowho @WHOEMRO @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @doctorsoumya Gaps in R&D investments and the pipeline for antimicrobial medicines have triggered global concern in the context of rapidly increasing #AntimicrobialResistance.

👉bit.ly/2KjkqT0 #StopDrugResistance
WHO Chief Scientist @doctorsoumya explains that the latest WHO Observatory data show:
➡There are 14 999 products currently in a clinical phase of development 👉bit.ly/2OGc8ZH
Out of 14999 products in development:
➡13,004 are to #BeatNCDs, predominantly for #cancer
➡ 1,319 are for communicable, maternal, perinatal and nutritional conditions
@WHOWPRO @pahowho @WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @DrTedros @doctorsoumya WHO Chief Scientist @doctorsoumya highlights the lack of investment in neglected tropical diseases.
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