Written Answers | International Development: Tuberculosis
Andrew George (St Ives, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much funding his Department provided for research and development of (a) diagnostics, (b) drugs and (c) vaccines for tuberculosis in developing countries in each of the last five years.
Stephen O’Brien (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, International Development; Eddisbury, Conservative)
The Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting a range of research programmes to promote the development of new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for tuberculosis (TB). These include: the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the Global Alliance for TB Drugs, and the Aeras Global T6 Vaccine Foundation. Funding amounts for the last five years are provided in the following table.
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