A global biomedical R&D fund and mechanism for innovations of public health importance

by Balasegaram M, Bréchot C, Farrar J, Heymann D, Ganguly N, Khor M, Lévy Y, Matsoso P, Minghui R, Pécoul B, Peilong L, Tanner M, Røttingen JA. PLOS Medicine 2015, doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001831.

Summary: In this article, global health experts argue that recent proposals to tackle R&D gaps are too fragmented, while failing to adequately address issues of affordability, access and efficiency in the R&D process. The authors include experts from MSF, DNDi, public and private research institutions, government officials, non-governmental organizations, and academic groups from Europe, China, India, and South Africa.

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