September 21, 2012
10th International Rotavirus Symposium Kicks Off in Bangkok
BANGKOK, Thailand – September 21, 2012 – This week, more than 350 leading scientific, public and private sector experts convened to discuss progress and next steps in reducing the global incidence of rotavirus, the most common cause of diarrheal hospitalizations and deaths among children worldwide. Rotavirus takes the lives of approximately 188,000 Asian children under five each year.
2011 Annual Report
September 11, 2012
On behalf of the trustees, management and staff of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, we are pleased to share our most significant accomplishments from the past year in our 2011 annual report.
West Nile Virus is making headlines this week, but it's not the only tropical disease found in the United States. Read Dr. Hotez's op ed for more.
END7 campaign fights treatable Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that infect more than 1 billion people
June 27, 2012 | PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Neglected Tropical Diseases as Hidden Causes of Cardiovascular Disease
Yasmin Moolani, Gene Bukhman, Peter J. Hotez
An important component of the burden of cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries may be attributed to the neglected tropical diseases.
Last Friday, Sabin president Dr. Peter Hotez was a featured guest on Soledad O’Brien’s CNN morning show “Starting Point.” On the show, Dr. Hotez discussed the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) globally and closer to home in the United States.
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.
June 25, 2012
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