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03 October 2018

Publication: Extrapolation of praziquantel pharmacokinetics to a pediatric population

In September 2018, members of the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium published a paper on the extrapolation of praziquantel pharmacokinetics to a pediatric...

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13 September 2018

Performance Materials at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany: Key Player towards the success of the Consortium Pediatric Praziquantel Program

The broad contribution by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium includes the significant support by the Performance...

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News
31 August 2018

Nature reviews publication: Global overview of schistosomiasis research and control

While considerable progress has been made to control schistosomiasis, challenges remain as there is no vaccine available and the risk for drug resistance is...

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Events
24 August 2018

Consortium Pediatric Praziquantel played an important role at the 15th International Symposium on Schistosomiasis in Brazil

Latest achievements presented by the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium partners, Farmanguinhos and Merck, at the 15th International Symposium on...

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Events
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...

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News
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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ‘...

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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...

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