Latest tropical diseases News

Bridging Research and Regulation: Christabel Khaemba’s PhD Journey in Advancing Pharmacovigilance in Kenya’s public health program
Progress update on the WHO-US FDA collaborative project on the review and use of online repository for difficult-to-treat infections
New research flags the urgent need for research and evidence on the impact of climate change on neglected tropical diseases and malaria
Spain’s Secretary of State for Health discusses health priorities with WHO
World Chagas Disease Day 2024: urging early diagnosis and care for life
Noma is a truly devastating tropical disease – more people need to know about it
Strengthening surveillance and response for vector-borne diseases
Supporting Our Community’s Health In Tomorrow’s Climate
Applications open for Moderna’s 2024 Australia Fellowship Program
Scientists and government agencies are targeting mosquitoes with bacteria
WHO and partners call for renewed global efforts to unite, act and eliminate neglected tropical diseases
Joint Message by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization and Mr Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination
WHO officially recognizes noma as a neglected tropical disease
First WHO Global Clinical Trials Forum puts forward a global vision for sustainable clinical research infrastructure
Global Observatory on Health R&D: Bridging the Gap in Global Health Research and Development
WHO releases priorities for research and development of age-appropriate medicines for treatment of neglected tropical diseases
Accelerating Vaccine Development for Global Health Impact – a WHO Initiative to Prioritize Key Endemic Pathogens
The Global Onchocerciasis Network for Elimination (GONE): working together to see onchocerciasis GONE
Bangladesh achieves historic milestone by eliminating kala-azar as a public health problem
Backing The Next Generation Of mRNA Drug Discovery – And Jobs
WHO introduces new pilot scheme for Expert Review Panel for Diagnostic Products for neglected tropical diseases
Skin-related neglected tropical diseases: WHO launches new version of the WHO Skin NTDs mobile application
EVIPNet and University College London launch new project to pilot the WHO checklist on EIPM institutionalization
50th Anniversary of End of Australia’s involvement in Vietnam War – Mascot RSL Sub Branch Service – Sydney
Moderna launches regional research centre and headquarters to advance mRNA research
A major day for Moderna as the company builds its Australian presence
Monash University and Moderna form partnership to advance homegrown mRNA medicines
Moderna’s New Centre To Accelerate mRNA Research
Technical Advisory Group on Arbovirus (TAG) meeting, Accra, Ghana
Global Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme Partners’ Meeting, 12-13 June 2023
Stakeholders meet in WHO to review progress towards elimination of human African trypanosomiasis
Urgent action needed to tackle stalled progress on health-related Sustainable Development Goals
TDR and WHO announce TDA4Child, an operational research package to generate data on treatment decision algorithms for pulmonary tuberculosis in children
Recognising and Boosting our Nursing Workforce in 2023
New survey results show health systems starting to recover from pandemic
WHO releases three online products to support implementation of NTD programmes
WHO commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of Dr Carlo Urbani
WHO announces new Director of the Global Malaria Programme
Hundreds to attend WHO’s first global meeting on skin NTDs
Longstanding WHO partners to enter into official relations with the Organization
More countries eliminate neglected tropical diseases but investments key to sustain progress
Regional Action Plan for prevention and control of snakebite envenoming in South-East Asia 2022-2030 published in New Delhi
WHO Appoints Farrar, Tuipulotu as Chief Scientist/Nurse Officer
WHO/NTD reaffirms its commitment to Zero by 30 on World Rabies Day
WHO launches comprehensive new modules on Road map and Sustainability Framework to end NTDs
Training course on One Health in action against Neglected Tropical Diseases
WHO Director-General congratulates Togo on becoming first country to eliminate four neglected tropical diseases
WHO welcomes US$ 250 million NTD and malaria pledge by Novartis