Heather Ignatius, a senior policy and advocacy officer with PATH’s Advocacy and Public Policy team in Washington, DC, recently wrote about her thoughts on global health and development priorities for the second-term Obama administration and the 113th Congress. Thanks to PATH for allowing us to share her piece. Photo credit: PATH/Mike Wang
Dr. Peter Hotez recently published a new discussion paper in partnership with the Institute of Medicine. It makes recommendations for U.S. Government public support of global health research and development, including R&D for neglected diseases.
Last week, researchers published the “Global Burden of Disease Study 2010,” the most comprehensive effort since the GBD 1990 to produce complete and comparable estimates of the burden of diseases and other health challenges.