In early October, 18 journalists from 11 African countries converged in Kampala, Uganda for DNDi’s first-ever training on health and science journalism. The three-day training was conducted during a week of workshops and meetings related to the work of DNDi and its many partners, culminating in the 11th DNDi Partners’ Meeting on 4 October 2018.
The Citizen [11 October 2018]
“Children’s HIV drug formula developed”
Ghana Web [11 October 2018]
“Pediatric HIV victims get attention”
Daily Monitor [10 October 2018]
“HIV-positive children to take soluble ARVs”
New Business Ethiopia [3 October 2018]
“New clinical trials for neglected diseases in eastern Africa in progress”
24-27 October 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
- Carol Ruffel, Head of DNDi South Africa Office – session on infant HIV testing
Daily Nation [26 June 2018]
“Child-friendly antiretrovirals in the pipeline”
24 May 2018
DNDi and MMV, supported by Unitaid, delivered a statement on the progress made by WHO in developing a Global Framework on Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development. The statement calls for R&D and access to child-friendly medicines, and open data sharing of research findings.
3-4 October 2018
- François Bompart, Director of Paediatric HIV/HCV Programmes, Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer, Head of Clinical Development Paediatric HIV/HCV Programmes, Jean-René Kiechel,Expert in R&D – panel discussion on DNDi‘s journey so far working on Paediatric HIV
- Olawale Salami, Paediatric HIV Clinical Project Manager – panel discussion on access to child-adapted ARV formulations
23-27 July 2018
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Side event on ending paediatric HIV, presentation on the LIVING study on paediatric HIV, two panel discussions, and poster discussion on TB/HIV co-treatment, and poster on caregiver adherence to oral lopinavir/ritonavir pellets to treat children.
Also: pre-conference workshop session on viral suppression in children taking oral LPV/r
The East African [11 April 2018]
“Uganda leads study for new HIV drug for children”
29 May-1 June 2018
DNDi – poster presentation on TB/HIV paediatric co-treatment
24-25 May 2018
Olawale Salami, Paediatric HIV Clinical Project Manager DNDi Africa – poster about the LIVING study on treatment for paediatric HIV
7th Edition: Precision Global Health in the Digital Age
10-12 April 2018
Bernard Pécoul, Executive Director – plenary talk on emerging infectious diseases crisis
Digas Ngolo, Investigator Coordinator, DNDi Africa – parallel session on ehealth
27 January 2018
Medicines for Malaria Venture and DNDi delivered a joint statement at WHO’s Executive Board 142, urging WHO to recognize the urgent need for research and development, access, and uptake of child-friendly medicines.
4-7 March 2018
DNDi – posters on Paediatric HIV treatments and on drugs interactions in HCV+/-HIV infected adults
14-16 February 2018
Olawale Salami, Paediatric HIV Clinical Project Manager DNDi Africa – presentation of the results of a prospective study on Paediatric HIV.
Monique Wasunna, Director DNDi Africa, and Olawale Salami, Paediatric HIV Clinical Project Manager DNDi Africa – symposium on fighting for neglected patients.