Commitment to Action

Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases

Commitment by

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits to distribute four grants totaling $68.2 million to help accelerate research on neglected tropical diseases, support the development of vaccines and better drugs, and contribute to the launch of a new medical journal.

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Commitment

Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$68,200,000

Region

Global

Countries

Global

Commitment by

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), The Public Library of Science, Sabin Vaccine Institute