Category: Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dengue Vaccine: perhaps it’s also a problem of global health priorities

“A vaccine that works really well is the best kind of medical intervention. But a vaccine that gives partial protection is a headache. Sanofi Pasteur has developed a tetravalent vaccine which is 60.8% protective against symptomatic dengue in children in Latin American countries where dengue is endemic.” Read more: Richard Lehman’s journal review—12 January 2015.…

Response to @GSK: “It is easier to put a man on the moon than develop a #malaria vaccine. For starters, you can see the moon.” ―Andrew Witty

"It is easier to put a man on the moon than develop a #malaria vaccine. For starters, you can see the moon." Andrew Witty #BSR14 — GSK (@GSK) November 4, 2014 Hey Andrew! Just put an extra spoon of green sugar, available in a shynny pharmaceutical form, papers with a weird symbol printed somewhere, green…

ClinicalTrials.gov: Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) ―Any questions about why “neglected”?

This is not about how many unpublished and withheld clinical trials… Re: US incentive scheme for neglected diseases: a good idea gone wrong? BMJ (August 3 2014). http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g4665/rr/762076 Featured Image: Jim Gathany – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s Public Health Image Library (PHIL), ID #5814. View description on Wikimedia