Malaria Press Release
|07/08/2019 - 11:36||
Medical students learn about practicing medicine with limited resources in Peru
Five UCLA medical students flew to Peru shortly before graduation to complete a clinical rotation at a hospital in Iquitos. Surrounded by the Amazon jungle, it’s the world’s largest city that’s unreachable by road.
|07/08/2019 - 06:32||
Nine new start-ups join EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands Headstart programme
The goal of the support is to accelerate start-ups and SMEs towards market launch and commercialisation.
|07/05/2019 - 08:02||
World Zoonoses Day: diseases that spread from animals to people
To celebrate this achievement, we have put together some of the work on zoonoses conducted by researchers at the Roslin Institute and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
|07/03/2019 - 07:50||
Surya N. Mohapatra, Ph.D. Joins Safe Water Network Board of Directors
Safe Water Network is honored to welcome Surya N. Mohapatra, Ph.D. as a member of its Board of Directors. Dr. Mohapatra has had a significant impact on the health care industry, and his expertise in growing innovative businesses into large-scale enterprises will prove essential as Safe Water Network pursues its ambitious plans to reach millions in need of safe, affordable water.
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|07/02/2019 - 16:06||
Portland State researchers receive $3.15M grant to develop drug to cure malaria
A team of Portland State University researchers who have discovered a possible one-pill cure for malaria has received a $3.15 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further the research, with the goal of bringing it to clinical trials.
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|07/02/2019 - 06:33||
On filaments and fountains
Microbiologists at LMU have shown that Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that is responsible for toxoplasmosis, utilizes at least two modes of locomotion during its infection cycle.
|07/01/2019 - 06:51||
Getting to Zero Malaria Cases in Zanzibar
New research led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, Ifakara Health Institute and the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program suggests that a better understanding of human behavior at night – when malaria mosquitoes are biting – could be key to preventing lingering cases. The Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is based at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
|06/27/2019 - 16:12||
US$ 400 million World Bank Loan to Help Treat and Eliminate Tuberculosis in India
New Delhi, June 27, 2019 – The World Bank and the Government of India today signed a loan agreement of $400 million for the Program Towards Elimination of Tuberculosis. The program aims to improve the coverage and quality of TB control interventions in nine states. TB remains a public health crisis that kills an estimated half a million people in India every year.
|06/27/2019 - 08:47||
Seven Country Study Reveals Viruses As New Leading Cause of Global Childhood Pneumonia
Results from seven-country project highlight need for new vaccines, especially against respiratory syncytial virus.
|06/20/2019 - 17:38||
House FY 2020 Appropriations Respond to Most Infectious Disease and HIV Realities
With increased funds for important federal programs and interventions responding to infectious diseases and HIV, the health, foreign operations, and defense spending bill for fiscal year 2020 passed by the House of Representatives Wednesday reflects an understanding of a broad scope of public health threats at home and around the world, and of the resources needed to address them.
|06/20/2019 - 12:41||
WHO highlights scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries
Three quarters of people living with epilepsy in low-income countries do not get the treatment they need, increasing their risk of dying prematurely and condemning many to a life of stigma.
|06/20/2019 - 11:18||
EGPAF Celebrates Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis Successes, Marks 19-year Partnership with Rwanda
EGPAF Celebrates Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis Successes, Marks 19-year Partnership with Rwanda.
|06/16/2019 - 23:53||
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Established in 2010, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) is a recognized leader in translational and “bench-to-bedside” science. VIDD integrates the expertise and creativity of scientists in basic, translational and clinical research to prevent, treat and cure infectious diseases, including known and emerging infections of major global health importance and cancer-related infectious diseases.
|06/16/2019 - 15:35||
Yesterday's environmental crisis in the 1950s through 1970s remains today's problem
June 12 (UPI) -- The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study.
|06/11/2019 - 13:12||
Urgent humanitarian response needed to unprecedented crises in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo
A young girl carries her baby sister in the internally displaced people's camp in Bunia. Ituri province, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 2019.
|06/11/2019 - 05:46||
EMD Serono Awards Grant to American Cancer Society to Deliver Global Evaluation Data for SOURCE Program
ATLANTA, June 11, 2019 / / -- The American Cancer Society (ACS) has received a grant from EMD Serono Inc., the healthcare business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the U.S. and Canada, to improve data management for its comprehensive NGO strengthening program while building a robust community of practice among cancer-focused NGOs in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).
|06/07/2019 - 11:17||
UNICEF ramps up humanitarian assistance to children in Venezuela, delivers 55 tons of health supplies since January
It is too dangerous to play outside and children head straight home as soon as they leave school. Even a basketball hoop right outside the school was removed to discourage children from hanging out outdoors.
|06/07/2019 - 07:16||
UNICEF ramps up its humanitarian assistance to children in Venezuela
NEW YORK, 7 June 2019 – Fifty-five tons of UNICEF health supplies have reached Venezuela since the beginning of the year, the United Nations children’s organization said today. The items were distributed in 25 hospitals in the most affected states of Caracas, Miranda, Zulia, Bolivar and Táchira. They include midwifery kits, antibiotics and malaria treatment.
|06/02/2019 - 21:54||
What makes pathogens successful?
A new EU-funded Innovative Training Network in the field of infection biology will begin at LMU in November. The interdisciplinary ITN will explore the interactions between unicellular pathogens and their hosts at the single-cell level.
|05/31/2019 - 13:11||
Preparing for a Healthy Summer: Pool and Water Safety
Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death among children in the United States. Whether you are spending time at a pool, lake or beach this summer, it is important for parents to always designate a “water watcher.” Water watchers must stay in close proximity to their children and keep an eye on them at all times as they play in the water. It is recommended to select swimming areas with lifeguards on duty who are trained to administer CPR.
|05/30/2019 - 10:26||
New diagnostic will help propel development of improved malaria tests and support surveillance
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|05/23/2019 - 13:31||
Novartis highlights company transformation, catalyst-rich pipeline, and strong progress on strategy at Meet Novartis Management investor event
Driving growth through cutting edge pipeline with 15 in-market blockbusters and more than 25 potential blockbusters in development, including 10+ planned launches by 2021 Strong progress on productivity efforts to expand margins with acceleration of key growth drivers, together with productivity efforts in Novartis Technical Operations and Business Services Building leadership in advanced therapy platforms with 18 projects in clinical development Continuing a multi-year journey to build a new culture and create lasting trust and impact with society.
|05/22/2019 - 09:40||
Argentina is Declared Malaria-Free: UN Foundation Congratulates the Country and Calls for Continued Global Progress
Argentina is Declared Malaria-Free: UN Foundation Congratulates the Country and Calls for Continued Global Progress.
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|05/21/2019 - 21:42||
Algeria and Argentina certified malaria-free by WHO
Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years.
|05/21/2019 - 14:29||
Calibr names drug development veteran Pamela Garzone as chief medical officer
Garzone brings deep experience in translational research and clinical development to advance Calibr’s growing pipeline of drug candidates.