Jeremy Lefroy urges international action to combat NTDs during a Parliamentary debate

July 2, 2012

Last week, UK Member of Parliament (MP) Jeremy Lefroy urged international action to combat neglected tropical diseases during a Parliamentary debate. A video of his statement can be viewed here.

Mr. Lefroy is also the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and NTDs (APPMG) and a member of the Sabin Foundation Europe Board of Trustees.

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BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge laureates Deaton and De Quadros defend the advances made in reducing world poverty

June 25, 2012

The BBVA Foundation also released an announcement prior to a press conference featuring Dr. de Quadros, which you can view here.

Below find a press announcement released by the BBVA Foundation.

The BBVA Foundation presents its Frontiers of Knowledge Awards at a ceremony enthroning science and culture as motors of development

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Funding the next scientific breakthrough for the world’s poor

June 12, 2012

At the Sabin Vaccine Institute, advocacy is big part of our business. We encourage politicians, philanthropists and the general public to expand immunization programs for vaccine-preventable diseases and increase treatment for over one billion people suffering from neglected tropical diseases.

But we’re also one of the few NGOs that is leading the research and development of vaccines to prevent diseases of poverty.

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