Human hookworm, schistosomiasis, Chagas disease and leishmaniasis are some of the most devastating diseases in poverty with no licensed vaccine available.

Reposted with permission from the TAMEST blog, which is run by the Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas. 

Today, DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) launched a brand new publication, titled Innovations in Global Health Research and Develop

Giving What We Can is an international society dedicated to eliminating poverty in the developing world by helping people make smart decisions about donating to charitable causes.

History

The Schistosomiasis Vaccine Initiative was launched in 2008 through funding from Mr. Morton Hyman and the Blavatnik Family Foundation. In collaboration with researchers at James Cook University and The George Washington University, a promising antigen, Sm-TSP-2, was selected for development.

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