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 is an extremely busy and productive time for us and for the many people from around the globe who are applying for TDR grants. The number we have funded or are about to fund is at an all-time high, with new approaches such as collaborating with 7 universities for postgraduate training, and developing a new pooled fund for research and development.

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.