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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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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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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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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 prominent forums addressing global health issues.

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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) in Brazil has invited the Consortium to join the roundtable discussion about ‘Advances in Knowledge about Schistosomiasis’.

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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 celebrate this event, Uniting to Combat NTDs, the WHO and the NTD community will meet at the NTD Summit in Geneva (Switzerland) on April 19-22.

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20 March 2017

Consortium presenting at the ‘Towards Elimination of Schistosomiasis’ (TES) Conference in Cameroon

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium will be represented at the TES Conference that will be held on March 22-23, 2017 in Yaoundé (Cameroon).

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14 February 2017

‘Schistosomiasis’ featured at the ISNTD Festival

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium partners continue to engage with scientific and social communities in the fight against schistosomiasis. This neglected tropical disease continues to affect the lives of hundreds of millions of people, many of which are children in sub-Saharan Africa.  

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17 October 2016

Consortium presenting at the ASTMH 65th Annual Meeting

In September, the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium got acceptance of the abstract ’Outcome of two phase I relative bioavailability studies in healthy volunteers after administration of the new pediatric ODT formulations of racemate Praziquantel (rac-PZQ) and of the active enantiomer of...

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24 June 2016

Consortium on Stage at GHIT Annual Partners Meeting

On June 7, 2016, the GHIT Fund held its third Annual Partners Meeting to discuss the impact of the fund on the ground. The GHIT-funded PEDPZQ Consortium was invited to present its progress in clinical trials in African countries. 

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12 May 2016

Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium represented at PIDE meeting in Brazil

Last month, Consortium partner Farmanguinhos participated in the 15th Meeting of the Integrated Program for Schistosomiasis (PIDE), held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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28 April 2016

Consortium to join SASOG2016 Meeting in South Africa

Deon Bezuidenhout, Clinical Team Leader at Consortium partner Merck KGaA, will present a concise update of the pediatric PZQ development program at the 37th South African Society of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists (SASOG2016).

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