Research investments in global infectious diseases – a systematic analysis of the UK research portfolio

Authored by: Michael G. Head
Thesis Universiteit van Amsterdam
Promotor: Prof. dr. F.G.J. Cobelens
Copromotor(s): Prof. R. Atun, Dr. G.B. Gomez Guillen
Date of thesis defense: 17/05/2016

This thesis addresses a topic that continues to be of great importance, that of the distribution of research investments for infectious diseases. There are limited resources for financing research and it is imperative that funding is directed as intelligently as possible, in order to provide the greatest possible impact on disease burden and patient health.