Integrated Approach and Rapid Impact

By: Sabin Vaccine Institute  11-11-2011
Keywords: Diseases, managing director, Neglected Tropical Diseases

6.8.11
“We will be making an unprecedented assault on the diseases of poverty in the world.” -- Dr. Peter Hotez
BCM, Texas Children’s announce recruitment of Dr. Peter Hotez and team in major advance to develop vaccines for world’s poor Agreement will establish national tropical medicine school at Baylor College of Medicine, move Sabin Vaccine Institute’s vaccine development program to Texas Children’s Hospital

6.2.11
Washington, DC – June 2, 2011 – A new perspective authored by Peter Hotez, Jeffrey Sachs and others in the New England Journal of Medicine reinforces the importance of integrating neglected tropical disease (NTD) control measures into existing control efforts for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

11.9.10
Over 250,000 UNRWA school children in Gaza and the West Bank to benefit from a comprehensive deworming campaign that includes iron supplementation and education on preventive hygiene practices

11.7.10
Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2010) – The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) announced today that Dr. Peter Hotez, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, assumed his role as Society President. Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD, serves as Distinguished Research Professor and the Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

8.13.10
The Lancet
In an editorial in the August 13 edition of The Lancet, authors representing the , the and thecall for increased supplies of praziquantel for the African continent. Praziquantel is the only commercially available treatment for human , a devastating neglected tropical disease (NTD) affects an estimated 200-600 million people worldwide, with the vast majority of cases occurring in Africa, and causes chronic anemia and inflammation associated with severe disability among children, adolescents and young adults. Schistosomiasis produces a disease burden that could exceed that of malaria.

7.19.10
Washington, D.C. – Sabin Vaccine Institute announced today that Dr. Neeraj Mistry has been appointed Managing Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network).

7.15.10
PLos Neglected Diseases
The last issue of PLos includes an interesting editorial by Dr. Peter Hotez that highlights the need of a school solely dedicated to Neglected Diseases in our country.

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6.2.11Washington, DC – June 2, 2011 – A new perspective authored by Peter Hotez, Jeffrey Sachs and others in the New England Journal of Medicine reinforces the importance of integrating neglected tropical disease control measures into existing control efforts for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.