Sanofi, DNDi seek European Medicines Agency review for sleeping sickness treatment

Paris, Geneva – 31 January 2018
Sanofi has asked the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to review fexinidazole for the treatment of sleeping sickness. Fexinidazole is being developed in collaboration with the Drugs for Neglected Disease initiative (DNDi). It would be the first all-oral treatment under investigation for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (g-HAT), commonly known as sleeping sickness. This treatment is expected to contribute to the elimination of the disease.

3rd National Hepatitis Symposium 2018

1-2 March 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jean Michel Piedagenel, Head of DNDi South East Asia Regional Office, Malaysia – panel discussion on access to hepatitis treatment
François Simon, Clinial Trial Leader Paediatric HIV/HCV, DNDi, Switzerland – expert talk on clinical trials

UHC Forum 2017

December 12-15, 2017
Tokyo, Japan
DNDi co-hosted a side event on NTDs.

Pharmaniaga, Pharco and DNDi sign agreement to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment in Malaysia

[Kuala Lumpur/Geneva – 13 November 2017]
Malaysian pharmaceutical company Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd (Pharmaniaga), Egyptian pharmaceutical company Pharco Pharmaceuticals (Pharco) and non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) have signed a collaboration agreement to manufacture and supply a new hepatitis C treatment regimen to be sold for US$300 in the public sector in Malaysia.

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).

Fexinidazol, el primer tratamiento oral para la enfermedad del sueño africana, demuestra gran eficacia y seguridad en estudios Fase II/III

[Ginebra – 4 de noviembre de 2017]
Los resultados plantean un posible cambio de paradigma en el tratamiento de esta enfermedad fatal
Se comprueba la eficacia y seguridad del primer tratamiento completamente oral contra el Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, la tripanosomiasis humana africana (g-THA), más conocida como enfermedad del sueño. Los resultados son de estudios clínicos realizados por la Iniciativa Medicamentos para Enfermedades Olvidadas (DNDi, por sus siglas en inglés) y sus socios, publicado hoy en The Lancet.
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Des études de phase II/III mettent en évidence l’efficacité et la sécurité du fexinidazole, premier traitement oral contre la maladie du sommeil

[Genève – 4 novembre 2017]
Ces résultats laissent entrevoir la possibilité d’un changement de paradigme concernant le traitement de cette maladie mortelle
Les résultats d’études cliniques menées par DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative) et ses partenaires ont montré l’efficacité et la sécurité du premier traitement entièrement oral contre la trypanosomiase humaine africaine à Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (g-THA). Ces résultats ont été publiés aujourd’hui dans The Lancet.
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Estudos de fase II e III comprovam alta eficácia e segurança do fexinidazol, primeiro tratamento oral para a doença do sono africana

[Genebra – 4 de novembro de 2017]
Resultados abrem possibilidade de mudança de paradigma no tratamento de uma doença fatal
O primeiro tratamento exclusivamente oral para a doença do sono, a tripanossomíase africana humana, provocada pelo Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (g-HAT), teve a eficácia e segurança comprovadas por estudos clínicos liderados pela Iniciativa de Medicamentos para Doenças Negligenciadas (DNDi) e seus parceiros, publicado hoje em The Lancet.
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Phase II/III studies show high efficacy and safety of fexinidazole, the first oral treatment for sleeping sickness

[Geneva – 4 November 2017]
Results open possibility of paradigm shift in treatment of deadly disease
The first all-oral treatment for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (g-HAT) has been proven to be effective and safe, according to the results of clinical trials led by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and its partners, published today in the Lancet.
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