Announcements

Announcements

Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://alleninstitute.org/what-we-do/frontiers-group/news-press/
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BMGF – Gates Foundation [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases
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Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.gatesmri.org/
The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute is a non-profit biotech organization. Our mission is to develop products to fight malaria, tuberculosis, and diarrheal diseases—three major causes of mortality, poverty, and inequality in developing countries. The world has unprecedented scientific tools at its disposal; now is the time to use them to save the lives of the world’s poorest people
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CARB-X [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://carb-x.org/
CARB-X is a non-profit public-private partnership dedicated to accelerating antibacterial research to tackle the global rising threat of drug-resistant bacteria.
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CEPI – Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://cepi.net/
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Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://clintonhealthaccess.org/about/
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EDCTP [to 6 Jul 2019]
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
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Emory Vaccine Center [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.vaccines.emory.edu/
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European Medicines Agency [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/
News and press releases
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European Vaccine Initiative [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.euvaccine.eu/news-events
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FDA [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/default.htm
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Fondation Merieux [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.fondation-merieux.org/
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Gavi [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.gavi.org/
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GHIT Fund [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.ghitfund.org/newsroom/press
GHIT was set up in 2012 with the aim of developing new tools to tackle infectious diseases that devastate the world’s poorest people. Other funders include six Japanese pharmaceutical
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Global Fund [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.theglobalfund.org/en/news/
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Hilleman Laboratories [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.hillemanlabs.org/
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Human Vaccines Project [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.humanvaccinesproject.org/media/press-releases/
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IAVI [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.iavi.org/newsroom
July 1, 2019
University of Oslo, IAVI, and THSTI to Develop HIV Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies as a Prevention Product for Affordable Global Access
NEW YORK – July 1, 2019 – The University of Oslo (UiO), IAVI, and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) today announced an award from the Research Council of Norway through the GLOBVAC (Global Health Vaccination and Research) program for the development of broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) as HIV prevention products. Teams on three continents will work to engineer and optimize antibodies to extend their half-life, an improvement designed to increase the duration of antibody activity and potentially lead to longer intervals between protective doses. The consortium led by UiO received a research grant of 19.09M Norwegian kroner (about U.S. $2.2M) for a period of three years…
… Devin Sok, Ph.D., IAVI’s Director of Antibody Discovery and Development, said, “We know that having different prevention options for young women in low- and middle-income countries is important, so the availability of a product that provides long-term protection, is well tolerated, and could potentially be used discreetly will be a major addition to the suite of different prevention options.”…

 

IFFIm
http://www.iffim.org/library/news/press-releases/
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IFRC [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/news/press-releases/
Selected Press Releases, Announcements
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IVAC [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/ivac/index.html
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IVI [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.ivi.int/
IVI News & Announcements
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JEE Alliance [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.jeealliance.org/
Selected News and Events
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MSF/Médecins Sans Frontières [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.msf.org/
Selected News; Project Updates, Reports
Lebanon
Treating Syrian children suffering from thalassemia
Project Update 5 Jul 2019

Haiti
People’s healthcare in danger amidst worsening anger and d…
Project Update 5 Jul 2019

Central American Migration
Northern Mexican city too dangerous to send back people seeking as…
Press Release 3 Jul 2019

DRC Ebola outbreaks
Crisis update – July 2019
Crisis Update 2 Jul 2019

NIH [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases
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PATH [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.path.org/media-center/
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Sabin Vaccine Institute [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.sabin.org/updates/pressreleases
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UNAIDS [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.unaids.org/en
Selected Press Releases/Reports/Statements
3 July 2019
Pakistan: bringing services closer to communities affected by the HIV outbreak
A newly refurbished paediatric centre is to open in Ratodero, Pakistan, to serve families affected by the recent HIV outbreak in the district of Larkana. It is expected that the centre will be operational by mid-July.

UNICEF [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.unicef.org/media/press-releases
Selected Statements, Press Releases, Reports
Press release
Venezuela: more than 2.8 million people will gain access to safe drinking water with UNICEF support
05/07/2019

Press release
Millions of people risk being cut off from safe water as hostilities escalate in Eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
Volatile shelling affects vital water infrastructure five times during the last week of June
04/07/2019

Press release
Remarks by Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, at the opening of a UN high-level event to tackle misinformation and champion children’s right to immunization, New York,
01/07/2019
[See Milestones above for detail]

Vaccine Confidence Project [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.vaccineconfidence.org/
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Vaccine Education Center – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center
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Wellcome Trust [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://wellcome.ac.uk/news
News | 3 July 2019
Prizewinning photos give eye-opening perspectives on health
The Wellcome Photography Prize 2019 overall winner is Erin Lefevre for her picture of her young brother, who lives with autism.

The Wistar Institute [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.wistar.org/news/press-releases
Press Release
Jul. 3, 2019
The Wistar Institute Secures More Than $4.2M in Philanthropic Support
PHILADELPHIA — (July 3, 2019) —The Wistar Institute, an international leader in biomedical research on cancer, immunology and infectious disease, has received more than $4.2 million in non-federal funding awarded by private foundations.

Press Release
Jul. 2, 2019
Wistar Appoints Dr. Rahul Shinde as Inaugural Caspar Wistar Fellow
Caspar Wistar Fellows Program is a springboard to launch the careers of promising innovative biomedical researchers as next generation scientific leaders.

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.oie.int/en/for-the-media/press-releases/2019/
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BIO [to 6 Jul 2019]
https://www.bio.org/insights/press-release
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DCVMN – Developing Country Vaccine Manufacturers Network [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.dcvmn.org/
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IFPMA [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.ifpma.org/resources/news-releases/
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PhRMA [to 6 Jul 2019]
http://www.phrma.org/press-room
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