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Research issues

The investment data tracked by the Global Forum show that despite the global increase in investments in R&D for health, many areas of research benefiting the health of poor populations remain severely underfunded and, therefore, under-researched.

Because health equity is a priority for the Global Forum, it identifies such research gaps and promotes their closure.

The list of research issues on the left-hand menu link to Global Forum projects, research initiatives, meetings, evidence and tools for decision-makers in funding, research and policy.

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