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New drug for sleeping sickness approved in the Democratic Republic of Congo

New drug for sleeping sickness approved in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Combination therapy shows high efficacy in treating people with leishmaniasis and HIV

Combination therapy shows high efficacy in treating people with leishmaniasis and HIV

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

New collaborative partnership in quest of novel antibiotics

New collaborative partnership in quest of novel antibiotics

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

Researchers identify genes that could help predict treatment outcomes for parasitic disease

Researchers identify genes that could help predict treatment outcomes for parasitic disease

GARDP partners with Novartis to accelerate development of generic antibiotic treatments for children

GARDP partners with Novartis to accelerate development of generic antibiotic treatments for children

Lumos acquires license for LUM-201 drug that promotes secretion of growth hormone

Lumos acquires license for LUM-201 drug that promotes secretion of growth hormone

Clinical trial begins to find better treatment for chronic cases of PKDL in Africa

Clinical trial begins to find better treatment for chronic cases of PKDL in Africa

Effective vaccines for world's most prevalent infectious diseases are missing from pipeline

Effective vaccines for world's most prevalent infectious diseases are missing from pipeline

Researchers report challenges in reducing tetanus mortality

Researchers report challenges in reducing tetanus mortality

Researchers develop new approach to study how tuberculosis infects people

Researchers develop new approach to study how tuberculosis infects people

Scientists discover potential new drug to treat two life-threatening tropical diseases

Scientists discover potential new drug to treat two life-threatening tropical diseases

New guide published to help battle fatal disease caused by kissing bugs

New guide published to help battle fatal disease caused by kissing bugs

Clinical study to find improved treatment for visceral leishmaniasis starts in eastern Africa

Clinical study to find improved treatment for visceral leishmaniasis starts in eastern Africa

Open Pharma drug discovery project aims to develop new treatments for mycetoma

Open Pharma drug discovery project aims to develop new treatments for mycetoma

SUTD-NCL team completes phenotypic screening of MMV Malaria Box against pathogenic parasites

SUTD-NCL team completes phenotypic screening of MMV Malaria Box against pathogenic parasites

Leishmania genome study reveals the parasites adaptation to the environment

Leishmania genome study reveals the parasites adaptation to the environment

Leishmania adaptation to environmental changes results from frequent chromosomal amplifications

Leishmania adaptation to environmental changes results from frequent chromosomal amplifications

GHIT Fund announces US$16.7 million to support development of new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics

GHIT Fund announces US$16.7 million to support development of new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics