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Combatting deadly diseases: EU funded projects on poverty-related diseases HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria - Second Edition



The global emergency caused by HIV / AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis requires new approaches to confront these three major poverty-related diseases. ln response to this emergency, the European Commission provides a broad comprehensive approach in a wide range of policy areas, including trade, development and research. For research, the overall strategy is to develop new drugs, vaccines and other effective interventions through two mechanisms: support of research projects of promising new candidates through pre-clinical and early human testing and establishment of a programme to support phases Il and III clinical trials in Africa through the EDCTP (European & Developing Clinical Trials Partnership). The sixth Framework Programme - FP6 (2002-2006) allocates a total of � 400 million to HIV / AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis with around 200 million for each of the interlinked components.

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Authors: No author stated, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21794 EN (2006), 209 pp. free of charge
Availability: Katalogue Number: KI-NA-21794-EN-C The paper version can be ordered online and the PDF version downloaded at:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-9965-6
Record Number: 200618716 / Last updated on: 2006-09-14
Original language: en
Available languages: en