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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Infectious Diseases more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support research and development into prevention methods for infectious diseases that predominantly affect developing countries; and what are their plans to address any shortfall in research and development finance for disease prevention products. more like this
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Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government is the second largest Government supporter of research and development for new health products for infectious diseases. In August 2013, following an open competition, funding of £138 million (for the period 2013 -2018) was announced to support the development of a range of new health technologies, including: drugs, diagnostics, microbicides, vector control and vaccines for infectious diseases that predominantly affect developing countries, such as TB, HIV, malaria, sleeping sickness and diarrhoeal diseases. Additionally, DFID funds major trials of new methods of delivery of prevention alongside the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust, the World Health Organisation and others.</p><p> </p><p>DFID works closely with others involved in product development research, including funders, to identify opportunities to address shortfalls in research funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:49:01.703275Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:49:01.703275Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gould of Potternewton more like this