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25 July 2018

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium to present its development program in Brazil

Elly Kourany-Lefoll and Daniel Lacerda de Oliveira will participate as invited speakers at the 15th International Symposium on Schistosomiasis on August 1-3 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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22 June 2018

Executive from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany re-emphasises the importance of addressing the treatment gap of preschoolers infected with schistosomiasis

Initiation of the Phase III development program by the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium announced at the WHA Schistosomiasis luncheon in Geneva on May 22nd, 2018

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Press release
22 May 2018

Renowned African Research Institutes Join Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium

Complementary experience offered by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB) in conducting clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa will be instrumental for the success of the Consortium’s phase III program.

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Events
26 March 2018

Consortium represented at the ‘International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) Festival’ in London

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium partners, Merck and Lygature, join the ISNTD Festival on March 27, 2018 (London, UK).

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News
29 January 2018

SCI collaborates with WASH partners to eliminate schistosomiasis in Madagascar

UNICEF’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and schistosomiasis control partners met in Madagascar to determine ways to combine efforts to eliminate schistosomiasis. 

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News
29 January 2018

The African-led TIBA partnership: tackling neglected diseases

Image: TIBA in South Africa 

Interview with Professor Francisca Mutapi, Edinburgh University

The ambitious African-led £7 million ‘Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa’ (TIBA) partnership has just been launched, and nine different Sub-Saharan African countries are...

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News
29 January 2018

From the Program Lead: a strong finish to 2017

I am pleased to inform you that the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium made a strong finish to 2017 and is ready to start 2018 with motivation and enthusiasm.  

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News
29 January 2018

EDCTP and GHIT Fund co-fund the development of a pediatric formulation for schistosomiasis

On 8 December, the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT) announced that they will be co-funding the Phase III clinical study conducted by the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium. This study aims to provide...

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29 January 2018

Fostering dialogue on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) worldwide

In 2017, the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium continued its dialogue on NTDs, and on schistosomiasis in particular, by engaging with stakeholders and experts through presentations and participations at international conferences. 

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22 December 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium featured in the Japan Times

On 12 December, the date of universal health coverage day, the Japan Times featured an interview with BT Slingsby, CEO of the Tokyo-based Global Health Innovative Technology Fund. The pediatric formulation of praziquantel, developed by the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium, was referred to as...

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Events
01 December 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium to present development program at Swiss TPH Winter symposium and GHIT R&D Forum

Dr Elly Kourany-Lefoll (Program Lead) and Dr Remco de Vrueh (Consortium coordinator) will participate as invited speakers at the Swiss TPH Winter symposium in Basel and GHIT R&D Forum in Tokyo, respectively. The presentations are an integral part of the Consortium to continuously engage in...

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Events
03 November 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium joining the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH)

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium continues to engage in dialogue with the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) community and fostering awareness on the Pediatric PZQ formulation program.

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