[ December 3, 2010 ]
New Delhi, India
Like in 2009 in Nairobi, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) brought together more than 150 Indian and international health researchers, policy makers, experts from 22 countries on December 3rd, at the Constitutional Club in New Delhi for the 3rd International Partners meeting organized by DNDi in collaboration with Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), to stimulate greater regional research partnership to fight the most neglected diseases such as Kala-azar sleeping sickness, malaria and Chagas disease.
Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was invited to open this international meeting in presence of Dr. V.M. Katoch, Secretary to Government of India, Department of Health research and Director General of ICMR.
During this meeting, two projects were highlighted as DNDi’s successes of the Year 2010 respectively. These projects showed important breakthroughs in research and development for neglected diseases and global collaboration between scientists from over the world.