TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty. It is hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO.
“The power of research and innovation will improve the health and well-being of those burdened by infectious diseases of poverty.”
“To foster an effective global research effort on infectious diseases of poverty and promote the translation of innovation to health impact in disease endemic countries.”
Since 2008 WHO-TDR has continuously supported Center for Tropical Medicine, faculty of Medicine UGM research and training particularly in research capacity building programs.
For further information regarding WHO-TDR program, please visit WHO-TDR website: http://www.who.int/tdr/en/