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TB Research Funding Trends

TAG's annual Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends tracks how much public, private, philanthropic, and multilateral institutions spend on TB research and development (R&D) across six areas of research: basic science, diagnostics, drugs vaccines, operational research, and infrastructure/unspecified projects. The…

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2017 Report on TB Research Funding Trends

The world spent $726 million on tuberculosis (TB) research in 2016, marking the first time annual spending has exceeded $700 million since TAG began tracking funding in 2005. Although this figure is $105 million above 2015 levels, it remains woefully inadequate when judged against the innovation gaps holding back the TB response and the ambitious global goals to end the TB epidemic by 2030.
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2016 Report on TB Research Funding Trends

Tuberculosis (TB) killed 1.8 million people in 2015, making it the most deadly infectious disease worldwide, but funding for research into better TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment dropped by US$53.4 million, according to Treatment Action Group’s 2016 Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2015: No Time to Lose.
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2015 Report on TB Research Funding Trends

Working in tuberculosis (TB) research has long meant laboring with too little and waiting for what comes too late. In recent years, an emergent optimism has crept into TB research, but too often the individuals and institutions that comprise the TB research field find their good ideas and energy put on hold by insufficient funding.
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2014 Report on TB Research Funding Trends

2014 Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2013. 2nd Edition May 18, 2015 By Mike Frick Edited by Mark Harrington and Andrea Benzacar From the Executive Summary Reader beware: funding data presented in this report may be less encouraging than…

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2013 Report on TB Research Funding Trends

2013 Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2012 NOVEMBER 2013 BY Mike Frick and Eleonora Jiménez-Levi Edited by Mark Harrington From the Executive Summary Over the last eight years, Treatment Action Group (TAG) has tracked annual spending on tuberculosis research…

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