This past weekend, leaders of the world’s major economies gathered in Hamburg, Germany, for this year’s G20 Summit. Among the issues on the agenda: safeguarding against health crises and strengthening health systems.

An estimated two billion people lack the medicines they need. The 2016 Access to Medicines Index analyzes pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to improve access to medicines, vaccines and diagnostics for low- and middle-income countries.

Sabin Vaccine Institute President Dr. Peter Hotez gave the keynote address on NTDs at the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers’ XXXI International Conference, focused on NTDs and rare diseases.

This article was originally posted on the DSW Blog.

By the Dengue Vaccine Initiative

During the month of October, END7 student supporters are celebrating NTD Success Stories — spreading the exciting news that many countries around the world have already made incredible progress towards the control and elimination of some NTDs. In recent weeks, there have been many new successes to celebrate.

This blog was originally published by the Dengue Vaccine Initiative.

Titled, “New chapter unfolding in the fight against dengue with an unwritten ending,” the Dengue Vaccine Initiative’s (DVI) editorial just published in the October issue of Transactions

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