Since 2000, U.S. investments in health research and product development have delived numerous breakthroughs, such as new malaria drugs designed especially for children, which are credited with saving 750,000 lives, and an inexpensive meningitis vaccine that has already has prevented 378,000 deaths.
Trump's Proposed Health Research Cuts Putting Millions at Risk
Global Health Techonologies Coalition, 20 July 2017
In just eight years, $14 billion in public spending returned $33 billion to US economy, delivering malaria and meningitis breakthroughs, and advancing AIDS vaccine research Read more »
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A young woman in Burkina Faso receives the MenAfriVac vaccine
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