Making a difference
TDR is celebrating 40 years since the WHO Member States called for a programme like TDR to be established.
Find out more about TDR’s history and achievements with this video (5 minutes).
Find out more about TDR's anniversary activities taking place in 2014.
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.