DfID sheds light on $477 million research and innovation investment

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By Molly Anders

U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel announced Wednesday an additional £357 million pounds ($437 million) to be spent over four years on research in deadly infectious diseases, and outlined DfID's strategy for future investments in research and innovation, now totalling 390 million pounds over the next four years ($477 million).

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At this week's 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in the U.K., the global health community will examine the complicated and important topic of pediatric tuberculosis. TB epidemic is larger than previously estimated, but there are effective treatments and innovative practices.

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