An essential element of the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s mission to reduce human suffering caused by vaccine preventable and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is the Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership (Sabin PDP), an internationally recognized PDP focused on creating safe, effective, low-cost vaccines for tropical infections in developing countries.
The Sabin PDP collaborated with partners from across the globe to develop new, low-cost vaccines that have essentially no commercial market for diseases that primarily impact the world's poorest populations, including human hookworm, schistosomiasis and Chagas disease.
With over a decade of experience, the program has produced a comprehensive, relatively low-cost model that serves as a blueprint for non-profit vaccine research and development and ongoing efforts to fight public health threats that adversely impact more than one billion people worldwide.
Vaccine Development in Action:
Dr. Peter Hotez discusses neglected tropical diseases in Texas and the Gulf Coast on Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien.