Global and Public Health R&D

As the year comes to an end, let’€™s revisit the top ten most popular Research!America blog posts in 2013 (based on page views) that highlighted the importance of making research for health a higher national priority. We’€™re thankful for our many outstanding guest bloggers including early career scientists, leaders of industry, academia, patient groups and scientific societies who strongly believe in the promise of scientific discovery and medical innovation to build healthier lives.

10) Millennials Move On

Dear Research Advocate:

Dear Research Advocate:

Federal R&D Funding Remains ’€œWoefully Inadequate’€ to Address Health Threats and Global Competitiveness

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Dear Research Advocate:

Dear Research Advocate:

New National Poll Reveals Many Respondents Predict China will Surpass U.S.
in Science and Innovation by 2020

Excerpt of an op-ed by Nola Aigner, Public Information Officer at the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health published in the Globe Gazette.

During the Thanksgiving season, there is a lot to be thankful for. Good health, friends, family — the list goes on and on.

To address the recent meningitis outbreak at Princeton, public health programs from all levels got involved. Students sought medical attention at the university’€™s health center and their hometown local hospitals; the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) investigated the outbreak and requested CDC involvement; the FDA examined the case and allowed a new vaccine, unlicensed in the US but approved in Europe and Australia.

Public Health Thank You Day ’€” November 25, 2013

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