2017

News
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...

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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...

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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...

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Events
05 October 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium at the World Health Summit

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium will not miss the opportunity to join the World Health Summit (October 15-17, in Berlin), one of the world’s most...

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Events
14 July 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium invited to 53rd Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium continues to play a primary role in the fight against schistosomiasis.  The upcoming 53rd MedTrop Congress (Aug. 27-30...

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News
27 June 2017

Japan’s GHIT Fund continues investment into pediatric praziquantel formulation

The Japanese Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund announced that it will...

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News
27 June 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium engages with the schistosomiasis community

Over the last few years, members from the Pediatric Praziquantel (PZQ) Consortium have continued to play a predominant role at international conferences on...

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News
27 June 2017

Spotlight on Cameroon’s war on worms

Kindly contributed by Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Professor of Parasitology at the University of Yaoundé and Coordinator of the National Programme for the...

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News
27 June 2017

From the Program Lead: reflecting on six months of highs and lows

The first half of 2017 has been a time of ups and downs for the Pediatric Praziquantel (PZQ) Consortium. In our previous newsletter, we informed you of the...

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News
27 June 2017

News Digest - Summer 2017

The News Digest provides you with compelling stories about neglected diseases published since the release of our previous newsletter in November 2016.

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News
06 June 2017

Congratulations to GHIT Fund on securing over US$200 Million to its replenishment

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), which financially supports the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium, announced last week that it has...

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Events
13 April 2017

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium at the NTD Summit

2017 marks the 5th anniversary of the World Health Organization's (WHO) roadmap on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and the London Declaration. To...

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