New Sources of Funding Needed to Control and Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

An editorial published by Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez today in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Neglected Tropical Diseases, calls on the G8, Gulf Cooperation Council nations, and neglected tropical disease (NTDs) endemic countries, such as Nigeria and Indonesia, to fund global NTD control efforts.

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Smallpox Eradication Taught Us How to Fight Polio: Now We Need to Win the Battle

Dr. Tadataka Tachi Yamada, President of the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a featured speaker at the 2010 smallpox eradication symposium being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 24-27. Below, he details how the lessons learned from smallpox eradication can be applied to the elimination of polio.

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Lancet Article Highlights Devastating Lack of Treatment for Neglected Tropical Disease in Africa

In an editorial in the August 13 edition of The Lancet, authors representing the Sabin Vaccine Institute, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Imperial College of London call for increased supplies of praziquantel for the African continent.

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Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros to Receive Premio Carlos IV From Spain’s Royal National Academy of Medicine

Spain’s Royal National Academy of Medicine (RANM) announced on July 12 that Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros will receive the Premio Carlos IV for Research in Preventive Medicine and Public Health during a ceremony to be held later this year.

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