Progress 1999-2000

The 15th Programme Report of TDR presents achievements and progress in 1999-2000 according to expected results in the seven areas of work of TDR.

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News from TDR Director, John Reeder

It’s an unusually hot summer in Geneva, providing an appropriate setting for the teams from several countries in Africa meeting on the research into increasing resilience to climate change. This month we’ve also published a number of new reports and tools, we’re helping to support a new TB research network in west Africa, and applications for the new postgraduate grants are open.

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.