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Report: "Ensuring Innovation for Neglected Diseases Research and Development"


On 8th June 2005, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) organised a conference in London to identify strategies to increase research and development (R&D) for neglected diseases, discuss recent initiatives in the field and examine ways to ensure patients’ needs are central to defining the R&D agenda. The conference brought together around 200 people from over 20 countries. Participants came from a large diversity of groups, including academia, public-private-partnerships, governmental and non-governmental organisations, pharmaceutical industry and media.