In crucial committee vote on the future EU research programme Horizon Europe, Members of the European Parliament call for more public funding to address the burden of AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other neglected tropical diseases.

Brussels, November 20, 2018: European Parliamentarians sitting in the European Parliament’s Research and Industry committee voted in Brussels today on their position on the EU’s research agenda for the next seven years – Horizon Europe. As part of the vote, MEPs called for more ambitious public investments to address the burden of poverty-related and neglected tropical diseases – HIV & AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other diseases – as well calling for an increase in the overall research budget from €90bn to €120bn.

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