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

This month we have a growing list of grant opportunities and news on valuable collaborations borne out of early TDR initiation. We say good-bye to our STAC chair and to staff member Solomon Nwaka, and have a fascinating profile of the early years of research capacity strengthening in Africa through the eyes of Thomas Nchinda.

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.