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 are looking forward to the start of the new Sustainable Development Goals. At TDR we have a programme in place that supports this global effort. There’s research that explores new approaches, and training and leadership opportunities that are increasing national and regional capacity where they’re most needed.

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.