ECTMIH 2017

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health
October 16-20, 2017
Antwerp, Belgium
DNDi will be participating at the event.

Daiichi Sankyo announces collaborative research on drugs for neglected diseases

[Tokyo, Japan – March 30, 2017]
Daiichi Sankyo announces collaborative research on drugs for neglected diseases
Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, “Daiichi Sankyo”), announced that it has entered into a new joint research agreement with the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (hereafter, “DNDi”) with regard to a new research program, the Hit-to-Lead Project, with the aim to develop drug treatments for two neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.

Study confirms key therapeutic advance for children living with HIV and tuberculosis

[Seattle, USA – February 14, 2017]
Landmark study proves that “super-boosting” approach counters negative interaction between key HIV and TB drugs
The non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) has released results of a study in South Africa that will make it easier for healthcare workers to treat children living with HIV who are co-infected with tuberculosis.

The 7th KASH Conference

KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health Conference

February 8-10, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya
Gina Ouattara, Project Coordinator for HIV/HCV, and Kevin Onyango, Project Coordinator for Mycetoma, both from the DNDi Africa office, presented at the event.

2016 in Review

Our staff, partners, and stakeholders share their highlights from 2016.

 

“Towards Ending the Neglect?” DNDi releases update on its Paediatric HIV Programme

[July 2016]
As the International AIDS Conference kicks off in Durban, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) has released an update on its efforts to develop optimal child-adapted antiretroviral formulations. This document details some recent progress towards its final goal of developing “4-in-1” fixed-dose combinations using the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended treat­ment regimen for infants and young chil­dren. DNDi’s update also discusses some promising developments for treatment for children living with both HIV and tuberculosis (TB).

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.