TDR performance

Measuring not only what we do but how we do it

TDR performance measurement is guided by the TDR performance assessment framework. The framework has been developed in consultation with key stakeholders to help guide implementation of TDR’s strategy. It has the following objectives:

  • Promote continuous performance improvement through organizational review, learning and informed decision-making.
  • Enhance accountability to stakeholders, including beneficiaries, partners and resource contributors.

Key documents

2013 Reports


Past reports

News from TDR Director, John Reeder

This month we have encouraging news from partnerships on data sharing and networks that should improve malaria and tuberculosis control, new recommendations on dengue outbreak planning and increasing research on community health workers, plus more examples of social innovation.

TDR Global, the new platform for research networking, is now live.

Looking for an expert who has worked on some aspect of infectious diseases of poverty? Need a multi-disciplinary team? Would you like some additional exposure for your work?

Research on community-based health workers needed

In collaboration with the WHO Health Workforce Department, we are highlighting the importance of research on community-based health workers (CHWs) in an editorial in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization. We have identified 5 key issues for consideration to build the evidence base.

About TDR: making a difference

TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty. TDR is hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO.