Table 2

Newly launched global coordination mechanisms for global health R&D

Coordination mechanismLaunch yearPartnersDescription
Coalition for African Research and Innovation2017African scientific thought leaders, international funders and global industry leadersSets priorities for and spurs innovation to meet regional R&D needs
Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness201327 of the world’s major research funders, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and the WHOBrings together funding bodies to facilitate an effective research response to disease outbreaks with pandemic potential
WHO Global Observatory on Health R&D2017Funding partners include the European Commission, France, Germany, Switzerland, USAIdentifies global health R&D priorities by monitoring and analysing health R&D needs, collecting data and supporting coordination
Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub201818 members including Germany, Russia, China, USA, France, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, European CommissionMobilises funding for R&D for new treatments and diagnostics for resistant pathogens
  • R&D, research and development.