icddr,b unveiled future lifesaving technologies to leading scientists and donors on 26 September at an event at the Westin Grand Central in New York during the UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015. These icddr,b innovations are low cost, local solutions to some of the world’s most intractable health problems—malnutrition, pneumonia, emerging infectious diseases, and maternal mortality—that […]
The Iraq government, supported by WHO and UNICEF, have initiated an oral cholera vaccine campaign in Iraq. This coordinated effort to has helped contain and control the cholera outbreak. The 2 vaccine campaign reached over 232 000 displaced people above 1 year of age in high risk groups, in 62 camps for refugees and internally displaced persons. […]
VACCINES FOR ENTERIC DISEASES July 8-10, 2015 The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK The upcoming meeting 2015 Vaccines For Enteric Diseases meeting will be held later this year in Edinburgh, UK. The meeting will include discussions about the diverse aspects of vaccines being developed and used to counter the human enteric diseases […]
The 3rd Annual Coalition for Cholera Prevention meeting was held in Atlanta, Ocotber 23-34. More than 60 Coalition members particpated. Together the Coalition made strides in gaining a good understanding of the current global cholera situation and more specifically, the challenges facing our target countries of Bangladesh, Haiti, Mozambique and Uganda.
49th US-Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections, January 14-16, 2015 University of Florida, and University of Florida The University of Florida and University of Florida, Emerging Pathogens Institute, will host the 49th US-Japan Joint Conference on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections. The conference will be held at the Hippodrome Theatre in […]