“Call for Action” – German NGOs demand investment in research for neglected diseases

[Berlin, Germany – March 23, 2010]
Médecins Sans Frontiéres Germany, the German Foundation for World Population (DSW) and the Church Development Service (Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst – EED) are calling the German government and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to invest more in research for poverty-related neglected diseases. Tomorrow, March 24, on the World Tuberculosis Day, the three NGOs will debate with policy, research and civil society experts possible solutions and innovative models to close the existing research gap at a public conference called “Poverty related neglected diseases – new models for promoting research”.