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Table 2 Annual health research expenditures of key funders of Official Development Assistance (ODA)

From: The 10 largest public and philanthropic funders of health research in the world: what they fund and how they distribute their funds

Funding organization Country Year for which funding data were collected Expenditures on health research (in million 2013 US $) Specificity of the funding dataa Research area that the funding data refer toa Reporting format of the funding dataa
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) USA 2012 186.4 II A 1
UK Department for International Development (DFID) GBR 2014 97.5 III A 2
Grand Challenges Canada CAN 2013 46.3 I A 1
Dutch Directorate General of Development Cooperation (DGIS) NLD 2012 11.7 I A 1
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) DEU 2011 0.9 I A 1
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) CAN 2011 0.8 I A 1
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes (MAEE) FRA 2011 0.7 I A 1
L'Agence Française de Développement (AFD) FRA 2013 0.0
  1. For DFID, USAID and Grand Challenges Canada data on annual health research expenditures were publicly available. For AFD data were acquired through a personal communication. For all other organizations, no data were available or could be provided. For these organizations, annual health research expenditures were approximated by extracting expenditure figures from G-FINDER, which is limited to health research focused on product development [54]
  2. aSee note a under Table 1