Malaria Press Release
|03/19/2019 - 19:34||
Researchers identify potential new combination treatment for pancreatic cancer
UCLA Pancreatic cancer (the cancer cells are seen here) is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.
|03/15/2019 - 18:21||
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to begin spraying mosquito larvae in wooded wetlands
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Division of Fish and Wildlife Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019.
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|03/15/2019 - 17:56||
Act Now End AIDS Coalition: Statement on Presidents FY20 Budget Proposal
SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2019—San Francisco AIDS Foundation is a member of the Act Now End AIDS Coalition, which has issued the following statement on the Trump Administration's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal.
|03/14/2019 - 12:57||
Novartis joins the Global Chagas Disease Coalition and also announces first multinational, prospective, randomized study in people with chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy
Study is planned to assess efficacy and safety of Entresto® (sacubitril / valsartan) vs enalapril in 900 patients with chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy; recruitment is planned to commence within 2019 Chagas disease is a potentially life-threatening neglected disease, affecting approximately six million people worldwide,, mostly in Latin America; up to 30% of chronically infected people develop cardiac disorders Chagas cardiomyopathy is the most important clinical manifestation of the disease, resulting in the majority of morbidity and mortality The Global Chag
|03/13/2019 - 04:37||
Log Cabin Republicans Praises Presidents Budgetary Commitments to End HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Washington, D.C. – President Trump’s A Budget for a Better America shows just how strong a stand the Trump Administration is willing to take to eliminate HIV/AIDS in the United States. The FY2020 budget provides the Department of Health and Human Services with $291 million to aggressively reduce the number of new HIV infections through targeted campaigns and expanded referral, testing, care and treatment.
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|03/12/2019 - 17:04||
Violence in central Mali reaches unprecedented levels
Following a massacre in the Malian village of Ogossagou, MSF provided home care and psychosocial counselling.
|03/12/2019 - 10:38||
Fiscal Year 2020 Development and Humanitarian Assistance Budget Request
The Budget envisions the day when USAID’s development assistance is no longer needed. USAID supports governments, civil society, and the private sector in partner countries to build self-reliance, defined as the ability of a country to plan, finance, and implement solutions to its own development challenges.
|03/12/2019 - 08:18||
White House Budget Plan Shows Some Investment but Inadequate Commitment to Sustained Public Health Responses
The president’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal released Monday is responsive to some of our nation’s most urgent public health challenges. The proposal, however, also neglects, and even deeply undermines critically needed investments in both immediate and long-term responses to infectious disease threats.
|03/12/2019 - 07:16||
Hopkins Bloomberg School Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health has again been named the top public health school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
|03/11/2019 - 05:18||
NMSU, NMDOH study finds insecticide-resistant mosquitoes across state
Kalli Martinez, Project manager for a New Mexico State University study of mosquitoes in urban areas, inspects a container with trapped mosquitoes while working in the field in Las Cruces as part of a study funded by the New Mexico Department of Health.
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|03/07/2019 - 23:26||
US: Offer Venezuelans in US Temporary Protection
A group Venezuelan “caminantes” (“walkers”) carry their belongings after leaving the border city of Cucuta, Colombia on July 29, 2018. Every day, hundreds of Venezuelans begin the journey on foot towards other cities in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, looking for a better life.
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|03/07/2019 - 18:43||
South Kivu: Marathon journeys to access basic medical care
Asefili arrived in Numbi five months ago to look for work. She is now working in the artisanal mines. When she is working she has to leave her children with the neighbours.
|03/07/2019 - 17:38||
Even during a widespread measles epidemic, we can save kids lives
Staff set up a tent to increase the admissions capacity of Mukubu reference centre, DRC, January 2019.
|03/05/2019 - 18:41||
Tissue model reveals how RNA will act on the liver
Novel therapies based on a process known as RNA interference (RNAi) hold great promise for treating a variety of diseases by blocking specific genes in a patient’s cells. Many of the earliest RNAi treatments have focused on diseases of the liver, because RNA-carrying particles tend to accumulate in that organ.
|03/05/2019 - 05:24||
Cerus Corporation Announces Appointment of Jami Nachtsheim to Board of Directors
CONCORD, Calif.--( )-- Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq: CERS) today announced the appointment of Jami Nachtsheim to its Board of Directors. Ms. Nachtsheim currently serves on the Board at Intuitive Surgical, the global market leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgical systems. Ms. Nachtsheim brings nearly four decades of commercial and marketing leadership experience to the Cerus Board.
|03/04/2019 - 23:10||
Sky-high Ambitions to Predict, Halt Malaria
A University of Maryland professor is part of a team of researchers using satellite data and geospatial modeling in Myanmar for the first time to explore the impact and movement of malaria.
|03/04/2019 - 05:15||
Pancreatic Cancer Collective Comments on Promising New Pancreatic Cancer
Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer, strategic partners in the Pancreatic Cancer Collective, offer comments on research published today in the journal Nature Medicine which describes a new therapeutic approach with promise for patients with pancreatic cancer. These researchers discovered a combination drug therapy that may effectively combat the disease. Based on this research, Martin McMahon, PhD, a cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute and professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah has received a Pancreatic Cancer Collective New Therapies Challenge Grant.
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|03/02/2019 - 04:16||
Ebola outbreak in DRC
Health workers prepare themselves to enter the high risk zone of the Ebola treatment center in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo.
|03/01/2019 - 16:52||
As floodwaters rise, so do dermatologic conditions
WASHINGTON (March 1, 2019) — From infections to insect bites, board-certified dermatologists can help treat flood-related skin issues When it comes to hurricane-related injuries, skin disease may not be top of mind for most people. But as more frequent and intense flooding disasters have occurred in conjunction with progressively rising temperatures, both disaster victims and relief workers have experienced significant dermatologic problems.
|02/27/2019 - 01:07||
EISAI ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL NGO ASSOCIATION FOR AID AND RELIEF, JAPANS ACTIVITIES IN SUDAN
EISAI ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL NGO ASSOCIATION FOR AID AND RELIEF, JAPAN’S ACTIVITIES IN SUDANCONTRIBUTING FURTHER TO PATIENTS WITH MYCETOMA, A NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASE.
|02/26/2019 - 22:26||
Cerus to Participate In Upcoming Investor Conferences
CONCORD, Calif.--( )-- Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq:CERS) announced today that the Company will participate in two upcoming investor conferences.
|02/25/2019 - 01:00||
Boosting Capacity Where Its Needed Most
International Medical Corps’ Dr. Yacouba Diarra describes the health district of Abdi in eastern Chad as dangerously fragile. Sadly, this situation is not isolated to Abdi; it exists throughout the country.
|02/24/2019 - 12:34||
DRC Ebola outbreak response struggling one year on
A laboratory technician observes the work of an Ebola response team to disinfect the microscope and the tools in their laboratory. Some elements such as paper will be burned because they cannot be decontaminated. Kalunguta health zone, North Kivu province, DRC, November 2018.
|02/20/2019 - 20:46||
Countries are spending more on health, but people are still paying too much out of their own pockets
Spending on health is growing faster than the rest of the global economy, accounting for 10% of global gross domestic product (GDP). A new report on global health expenditure from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a swift upward trajectory of global health spending, which is particularly noticeable in low- and middle-income countries where health spending is growing on average 6% annually compared with 4% in high-income countries.
|02/20/2019 - 20:34||
Ten threats to global health in 2019
The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises.