Grandes Tueuses: une série documentaire pour décrypter les enjeux majeurs de santé publique à l’échelle mondiale

[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.

ASTMH 2016

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.

EDCTP Forum

European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership

November 6-9, 2016
Lusaka, Zambia
DNDi participated in the event.

The 7th APS International PharmSci 2016

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Improving World Health

September 5-7, 2016
Glasgow, Scotland
Steve Robinson, Head of Pharmaceutical Development at DNDi, presented on neglected diseases.

Mycetoma is added to WHO List of ‘Neglected Tropical Diseases’

[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.

Mycetoma: A Simple Thorn Prick

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.

DNDi Innovation & Access – Partners’ Meeting 2016

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.

Global health R&D: What’s at stake during the 69th WHA?

GHTC Panel Discussion

May 23, 2016
Geneva, Switzerland

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.