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by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
May 31, 2016 - While a global campaign to vaccinate every child on the globe has reduced incidence of polio by 99 percent, wiping out the disease in the last handful of countries has proven to be the most difficult job. It requires constant...
by FiercePharmaDrugDelivery
May 30, 2016 - Researchers have presented new information on a novel variant of what is known as DNA origami that could lead to developments in biomolecular science and nanotechnology that, in turn, might become the basis for new nanoparticles...
Un article par OMS
May 28, 2016 - 28 MAI 2016 | GENÈVE - D’après les évaluations actuelles, l’annulation ou le changement de lieu des Jeux olympiques de 2016 n’aura pas d’incidence significative sur la propagation internationale du virus Zika. Le Brésil est l’un des...
Un article de Le Monde
May 25, 2016 -   La Nouvelle-Calédonie a été déclarée, mercredi 25 mai, en situation d’épidémie de dengue, en raison de la multiplication et de la propagation de la maladie dans l’archipel. « Le foyer de sérotype 1, qui a débuté le 26 janvier dans...
by FiercePharma
May 18, 2016 - As the quest for a Zika vaccine unfolds, Inovio Pharma ($INO) continues to lead the pack. The Pennsylvania-based vaccine maker announced Monday that its candidate showed promise in nonhuman primates. The company’s synthetic DNA...
AP Senegal
May 17, 2016 - Les pays endémiques au paludisme et ceux où la maladie pourrait réapparaître doivent posséder un système d’information sanitaire efficace pour aider les programmes nationaux de lutte antipaludique a estimé, mardi à Saly-Portudal (...
Un artículo de Ecodiario
May 17, 2016 - El Ministerio de Salud de Afganistán ha lanzado este lunes una campaña para vacunar contra la poliomelitis a unos 9,5 millones de niños menores de cinco años de edad en todo el país, según ha informado el diario local 'The...
An article from the BBC
May 16, 2016 - Polio could be eradicated in Pakistan within months, health officials say, as a mass vaccination drive is launched.   A World Health Organisation spokesman told the BBC only a handful of cases have been reported this year in...
Un article de l'OMS
May 16, 2016 - Du 30 avril au 5 mai 2016, le point focal national RSI pour le Royaume d’Arabie saoudite a notifié à l’OMS quatre cas supplémentaires d’infection par le coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen Orient (MERS-CoV), avec un décès...
An article from the WHO
May 16, 2016 - Between 30 April and 5 May 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 4 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), including one fatal case.   Details of the cases   A 39...
An article from AllAfrica
May 16, 2016 - The government has lifted the ban it imposed last month on restaurants, cafes and food vendors after cholera out-break which has claimed 57 lives and affected more than three thousand people.   Speaking at the weekly media briefing...
Un artículo de El País
May 13, 2016 - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) informó el jueves que 58 países y territorios están afectados por el virus del Zika, vinculado con la microcefalia y el Síndrome de Guillain-Barré (SGB). Esas naciones hasta ayer...
An article from the Times of India
May 11, 2016 - Malappuram: Following reports of dengue fever in Kottakkal, the health department has stepped up vector-control activities in the region.   Recently cases of dengue were reported from Vattamkulam panchayat. Jaundice was also...
An article from Reuters
May 11, 2016 - Diagnosing malaria may soon be as easy taking a simple breath test, according to researchers.     “We really envision this working just like a breathalyzer test when you get pulled over for drunk driving,” said Dr. Audrey Odom, an...
FierceMedicalDevices
May 11, 2016 - When it comes to Zika testing, urine is better than blood, according to new guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC recently updated its interim diagnostic testing guidance for the virus to...
Un article de OMS
May 10, 2016 -   Le Ministère de la santé du Libéria, l’OMS et les différents partenaires ayant pris part à l’intervention ont célébré au centre de traitement Ébola de Monrovia la guérison et la sortie d’un petit garçon de 2 ans, le dernier...
by FiercePharma
May 10, 2016 - Takeda has been given a $38 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support global polio eradication in developing countries as the world is on the brink of ending the spread of the disease forever. With this...
An article from UNAIDS
May 6, 2016 - A new report released by the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, warns that the AIDS epidemic could be prolonged indefinitely if urgent action is not implemented within the next five years. The report, On the Fast-Track to...
An article from AllAfrica
May 5, 2016 - The introduction of three new antiretroviral medicines for treating people with HIV could save $3 billion for programmes in low- and middle-income countries by the end of 2025. This finding was presented in February at the world's...
An article from AllAfrica
May 5, 2016 - Five people have died after a cholera outbreak in Mandera County while 320 others have been infected.   Health executive Ahmed Sheikh linked the outbreak to poor hygiene and the ongoing heavy rains.   "We have noticed symptoms of...

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