This is a brief overview of TDR, the United Nations’ leading programme in research on diseases of poverty. It provides a general summary of how the programme operates and the focus on scientific collaboration that helps coordinate, support and promote global efforts to combat infectious diseases of the poor and disadvantaged. It showcases some of the research, and also explains the governance and funding structure and budget.
World Health Organization, Geneva. 24 pp.
TDR at a glance. Fostering an effective global research effort on diseases of poverty