The World Can't Wait: More Funding Needed for Research on Neglected Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: December 2008
Publisher(s): Families USA
Keywords: funding; infectious disease; research
Coverage: United States
This report evaluates the U.S. government's commitment to research on eight neglected infectious diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, focusing on funding for the four major agencies that are engaged in this research (CDC, DOD, NIH, and USAID). The report includes several tables that break down this funding by disease, by agency, and by research category.