ASTMH 2019

68th Annual Meeting

20-24 November 2019
National Harbor, USA

  • Symposium on tools to accelerate elimination of onchocerciasis
  • Posters on onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, and Chagas disease

ड्रग्स फ़ॉर नेग्लेक्टेड डिज़ीज़ेज़ इनिशिएटिव व द बीएमजे ने दक्षिण एशिया में उपेक्षित बीमारियों व नयी खोज पर ख़ास संकलन जारी किया

23 जनवरी 2019, नयी दिल्ली

दक्षिण एशिया में उपेक्षित बीमारियों के उन्मूलन के लिए नवीनता/ नए प्रयोग महत्वपूर्ण हैं |

ड्रग्स फ़ॉर नेग्लेक्टेड डिज़ीज़ेज़ इनिशिएटिव (डीएनडीआई) ने बीएमजे (ब्रिटिश मेडिकल जर्नल) के सहयोग से ‘नेग्लेक्टेड डिज़ीज़ेज़ एंड इनोवेशन इन साउथ एशिया’ नाम का एक ख़ास संकलन प्रकाशित किया है | संकलन में दक्षिण एशिया व दुनिया भर के लगभग 30 लेखकों ने इस क्षेत्र में उपेक्षित मरीजों का स्वास्थ्य सुधारने के लिए शोध की प्राथमिकताओं के साथ ही कार्रवाई के लिए सिफारिशों की पहचान भी की है |

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and The BMJ launch a special collection on neglected diseases and innovation in South Asia

New Delhi- 23 January 2019
Research and policy Innovation is vital for sustained control & elimination of neglected diseases in South Asia
DNDi has launched a special collection of articles entitles ‘Neglected Diseases and Innovation in South Asia’ published today by The BMJ. The collection brings together over 30 authors from across South Asia and internationally, to identify research priorities and recommendations for action to improve the health of neglected patients in the region. The collection maps progress in the control or elimination of neglected diseases such as lymphatic filariasis, kala-azar, and snakebites in the region, and highlights the growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance.

ASTMH 2018

67th Annual Meeting

28 October – 1 November 2018
New Orleans, USA

  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, NTD Director – presentation on fexinidazole in a symposium on sleeping sickness elimination
  • Colin Forsyth, Chagas Epidemiologist, Sergio Sosa Estani, Head of Chagas Clinical Programme, Eric Chatelain, Head of Drug Discovery Programme – symposium on screening and diagnosis of Chagas disease
  • Poster and oral presentations on sleeping sickness, visceral leishmaniasis, Chagas, onchocerciasis, and mycetoma

DNDi announces new Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Former DNDi Medical Director Dr Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft takes over leadership of NTD programme

DNDi is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft as the new Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases. She will assume her new role as NTD Director and member of DNDi’s Executive Team as of 1 July 2018.

Onchocerciasis Network Meeting

3-4 October 2018
Kampala, Uganda

  • Sabine Specth, Head of Filariasis Clinical Programme – presentation of unmet medical need of onchocerciasis patients and Target Product Profile
  • Belén Pedrique, Medical Manager – presentation on access strategies for new treatments for onchocerciasis
  • Florent Mbo, HAT Platform Coordinator – presentation of the HAT Platform

ISNTD 2018

25-26 June 2018 
London, UK
Ivan Scandale, Senior Project Manager, Discovery – presentation on the filarial research landscape
Eric StobbaertsInternational Development Director – presentation on access to Chagas treatments in Latin America

Geneva Health Forum

7th Edition: Precision Global Health in the Digital Age

10-12 April 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
Bernard Pécoul, Executive Director – plenary talk on emerging infectious diseases crisis
Digas Ngolo, Investigator Coordinator, DNDi Africa – parallel session on ehealth

DNDi reçoit le Prix 2017 de l’Innovation à Genève pour récompenser son action en faveur des populations les plus négligées

A l’occasion de l’Evénement économique 2017 du 9 novembre dernier, la Chambre de commerce, d’industrie et des services de Genève (CCIG), le Département de la sécurité et de l’économie (DSE) et l’Office de Promotion des Industries et des Technologies (OPI) ont décerné le Prix 2017 de l’innovation à l’initiative Médicaments contre les Maladies Négligées (DNDi).