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Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of pretomanid, a new drug developed to treat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and treatment intolerant/non-responsive Multidrug-Resistant (MDR) TB.
APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo – the largest and most influential annual gathering of public health professionals – is being held November 2-6 in Philadelphia, PA.
RTI International and The Carter Center Continue Partnership to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases
RTI International President and CEO E. Wayne Holden met with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Friday to discuss their joint efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) under the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new flagship program Act to End NTDs | East.
Research Network Co-Chaired by Experts from RTI International, CDC and University of Illinois at Chicago Releases Collection of Articles on Non-Communicable Diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — The International NCD Economics Research Network, a network of economists co-chaired by the independent, nonprofit research institute RTI International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the University of Illinois at...
Health equity remains an elusive challenge to address within our healthcare system.
Preventing, detecting, and responding to pandemic threats is at the heart of public health.
This story was originally published on Medium. Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect some of the world’s most vulnerable people....
RTI is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor of the International Society of Exposure Science 2017 Annual Meeting, which focuses on Integrating Exposure Science Across Diverse Communities.
RTI International hosted a panel discussion on building effective integrated health systems to help end maternal and child deaths.
Scientists developing life-saving new antibiotics in the United States and five other countries will share up to $17.6 million in funding to treat the world’s deadliest superbugs
Editor's note: Two years ago, RTI expert Pia MacDonald recommended steps at global, state, and local levels to empower communities to stop the spread of diseases, such as Ebola. Below is the piece that she wrote from her experiences combating Ebola in Congo. ...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC - Global health work contributed $3.7 billion to North Carolina’s economy in 2015, according to a new report conducted by RTI International on behalf of the Triangle Global Health Consortium. The report quantifies the impact of global health work in North...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – With funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, RTI International is responding to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Ebola, a severe, often fatal illness in humans, was first discovered in DRC (formerly...
RTI and other partners announced the establishment of one of the world’s largest public-private partnerships focused on tackling antibiotic resistance, an emerging modern threat to public health worldwide.
Biosurveillance – the automated monitoring of health trend data – can enhance the detection of naturally occurring or intentional disease outbreaks, according to a study by researchers at RTI International.