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’re pleased to announce the long-awaited return of the training grants. Continuing our commitment to building research capacity is important, particularly when you see the challenges now going on with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The kinds of skills and experiences that these scientists receive can be used for a variety of purposes, like you’ll see in our feature on Ebola.

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.