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Latest Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative Stories

2013-12-05 14:04:16

Today, at a scientific meeting at Institut Pasteur, France, entitled ‘Best Science for the Most Neglected: Where Do We Stand Ten Years On?’, co-organized with Institut Pasteur and MSF and in collaboration with PLOS, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) marks its 10-year anniversary by issuing a report that explores the lessons learned from a decade of research and development (R&D) of new treatments for neglected diseases via a cost-effective, innovative, not-for-profit drug...

2013-11-15 10:43:35

According to results of the first-ever Phase 2 clinical trial in Bolivia, conducted by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), the experimental drug candidate E1224 showed good safety and was effective at clearing the parasite that causes Chagas disease, but had little to no sustained efficacy one year after treatment as a single medication.

2013-11-01 11:22:32

A leading cause of heart disease remains overlooked in North America's most impoverished communities.

2012-05-21 23:54:22

After a decade-long process of analysis and deliberations on ways to better address the health needs of developing countries, a recently released report of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination (CEWG) will be discussed this week at the 65th World Health Assembly (agenda item 13.14).

2012-04-09 09:44:14

New York voters recognize the importance of global health research and are concerned about the United States' ability to compete globally, according to a new poll commissioned by Research!America, yet an overwhelming majority (93%) of those polled don't know where global health research is conducted in their own state.

2012-01-30 08:35:25

On the occasion of today's high-level event in London, 'Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases,' organized in support of the new World Health Organization (WHO) Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) 2020 Roadmap, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) welcomes the commitments from various partners and emphasizes that filling the major gaps in research and development (R&D) for new treatment and diagnostic tools is key to effectively support elimination or control of targeted...

2011-12-01 19:17:50

Less than one-quarter (23%) of children with HIV/AIDS who need treatment are getting it.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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