Announcements [to 12 November 2016]

Announcements

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PATH [to 12 November 2016]
http://www.path.org/news/index.php
Press release | November 10, 2016
PATH’s ongoing impact in global health recognized by The Tech Awards’ 2016 Laureate Impact Award
PATH is honored to receive the prestigious 2016 Laureate Impact Award as a leader in solving global health problems for 40 years—from idea to impact.

Press release | November 10, 2016
PATH announces agreement with BD to advance new diagnostic technologies to support malaria elimination
Better tests for a common hereditary condition in humans are needed to facilitate treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria

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EDCTP [to 12 November 2016]
http://www.edctp.org/
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) aims to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as well as other poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials.

9 November 2016
Professor Shabir Mahdi receives Scientific Leadership Award
On 7 November 2016, Professor Dr Shabir A. Mahdi (1966) received the EDCTP 2016 Award for Scientific Leadership. The award consists of a trophy and 10,000 euro. The award ceremony took place at the Eighth EDCTP Forum in Lusaka, Zambia. The award was presented by Dr Michael Makanga, EDCTP Executive Director.

9 November 2016
Zambian Research & Training Programme receives Outstanding Research Team award
The EDCTP Award for Outstanding Research Team 2016 was given to the University of Zambia – University College London Medical School (UNZA-UCLMS) Research & Training Program on 6 November 2016. The award consists of a trophy and 50,000 euro. At the opening session of the Eighth EDCTP Forum, Dr Peter Mwaba, on behalf of his team, received the award from His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

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European Medicines Agency [to 12 November 2016]
http://www.ema.europa.eu/
08/11/2016
How big data can be used for the development and regulation of medicines
EMA workshop broadcast live on 14-15 November …