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NPR Examines Efforts To Get Chagas Disease Treatment Approved In U.S.

NPR: Drug For ‘Neglected’ Chagas Disease Gains FDA Approval Amid Price Worries “…On Aug. 29 the FDA gave the global drug company Chemo Group approval to market its drug benznidazole in the U.S. … But it wasn’t easy. The story of how the decades-old treatment finally got approval for the…

Health Technicians’ Outreach, Education Help Reduce Mosquito Breeding Areas In Honduras

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Tracking Mosquito Breeding Sites to Combat Zika in Honduras Beatrice M. Spadacini, senior communications adviser for USAID’s Bureau of Global Health, describes a program in Honduras that employs health technicians to go door to door to inspect people’s homes for potential mosquito breeding grounds. Spadacini…

WHO Validates Tonga Achieves Elimination Of Lymphatic Filariasis

WHO Western Pacific Region Office: Congratulations, Tonga! Pacific island state eliminates lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem “The Kingdom of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean may be small in population, but it is kicking big goals in public health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated that the country…

Gates Foundation Official Trevor Mundel Discusses Efforts To Address NTDs In Interview

Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s “Pharmaceutical Journal”: How the Gates Foundation seeks to energize the global fight against neglected tropical diseases Journalist John Zarocostas interviews Trevor Mundel, president of the global health division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, about “how the foundation is ramping up its efforts to fight against…

Open Source Drug Discovery Project Founder Discusses Efforts To Develop New Treatments For Neglected Diseases

The Conversation: Expert Conversation: Using Open Source Drug Discovery To Help Treat Neglected Diseases “The Open Source Drug Discovery project, launched in 2008 by biophysicist Samir Brahmachari, aims to develop low-cost treatments for neglected diseases using an open-source approach. Brahmachari is founding director of India’s Institute of Genomics and Integrative…

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