[Paris, France – Le 06 juillet 2016]
La Fondation Mérieux, l’Inserm, l’Institut Pasteur, Réseau CANOPE, MSF, Universcience, le DNDi… Les principaux acteurs français de la lutte contre les maladies infectieuses présentent la série et le webdocumentaire Grandes Tueuses, disponibles en ligne dès maintenant. Conçues comme un outil de sensibilisation pour le grand public et les acteurs de terrain, les 70 vidéos décrivent 14 grandes problématiques de santé publique et sont en open data, en libre accès et libre utilisation. En complément, le webdocumentaire est présenté sur le site d’Allô Docteurs.
excite [1 July, 2016]
“マイセトーマ(Mycetoma:菌腫)が WHOの「顧みられない熱帯病(NTDs)」のリストに新たに加わる” – “Mycetoma is added to the list of “neglected tropical diseases” (NTDs), by the WHO”
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), 65th Annual Meeting
November 13-17, 2016
Atlanta, Georgia USA
DNDi presented in symposia on sleeping sickness and Chagas disease, they also co-authored poster presentations on filarial diseases.
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership
November 6-9, 2016
DNDi participated in the event.
EBC – TV Brasil [6 June, 2016]
“Scientists meet to debate neglected diseases”
September 18-22, 2016
Robert Don, Discovery & Preclinical Director, DNDi and Eduard Ziljstra, Senior Consultant, DNDi presented at this event.
Pharmaceutical Sciences: Improving World Health
September 5-7, 2016
Steve Robinson, Head of Pharmaceutical Development at DNDi, presented on neglected diseases.
[1 June 2016 – Tokyo, Japan]
Non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) welcomes the G7-related announcement from the Government of Japan to replenish the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) for research and development to combat infectious diseases including neglected tropical diseases.
IP Watch [28 May 2016]
“Reactions to WHA Resolution on R&D financing generally positive”
Global Health NOW [28 May, 2016]
“Attention finally for a neglected disease”
[28 May 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland]
Move helps bring the disease to the attention of governments and funders
During the 69th World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), the devastating infection mycetoma has been added to WHO’s official list of ‘neglected tropical diseases,’ an important step in addressing the suffering of patients afflicted by this disease around the globe. Mycetoma becomes the 18th disease to be included on this list.
IP Watch [24 May 2016]
“Global health R&D under debate at World Health Assembly”
Every Monday morning at a clinic on the dusty outskirts of the Sudanese capital Khartoum, sufferers of one of the world’s most neglected disease flock to the only place in the world that can offer them specialized care and treatment. Patients stream through the gates limping, on crutches, pushed by worried relatives on rusty wheelchairs or carried. Most have bandaged legs, many are amputees.
Global Health NOW [17 May 2016]
“One more chance for a neglected disease”
June 6-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DNDi Latin America organized a series of events with conferences, discussions and meetings. International scientists, product developers, policy-makers, and civil society organizations, participated in the events in order to do the best science for the most neglected.
GHTC Panel Discussion
May 23, 2016
A lunchtime panel discussion and webinar hosted by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Bernard Pécoul, Executive Director, DNDi spoke at the event.
by Hotez PJ, Pécoul B, Rijal S, Boehme C, Aksoy S, Malecela M, Tapia-Conyer R, Reeder JC.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, March 2016
In December 2015, DNDi published the latest version of the project portfolio as approved by the Board of Directors. This is the first portfolio resulting from DNDi’s new dynamic approach as developed in the new Business Plan (2015 – 2023) that was launched in September 2015.
WHO Executive Board accepted a resolution to be tabled for adoption at the next World Health Assembly (WHA) in May to include mycetoma among the diseases termed ‘neglected tropical diseases’.