The State of the Art of Electronic Health Records – Infographic

In the next 10 years, data science and software will do more for medicine than all of the biological sciences together” Vinod Khosla, venture capitalist Last year, Vaccine Nation reported on research suggesting that the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) could dramatically increase the ability of public health authorities to track immunizations amongst patient. EHR does away with inefficient …

Ebola Treatment Centre: An Interactive Guide

The Golden Number: 42 Days With a while to wait before we see an approved Ebola vaccine become available, the virus must be effectively contained in order to see an end to the outbreak. The time it takes for symptoms to appear after exposure to the virus is known as the incubation period – and this is usually 2-21 days. …

World’s first Malaria Vaccine Submitted for Approval to EMA

GlaxoSmithKline submits the first malaria vaccine for approval by the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organization The vaccine, named RTS,S, targets Plasmodium falciparum parasite. This parasite is most commonly found in sub-Saharan, where 90% of malaria related deaths occur. Children under 5 account for 77% of the deaths. The vaccine uses the AS01 adjuvant system, and works by preventing …

The Animal Medicine and Veterinary Vaccines Sector – a $22 billion market

As highlighted by Zoetis , the largest global animal healthcare company and latest exhibitor partner to the Vaccine Congress Washington 2015, the animal medicines and veterinary vaccines sector is estimated to represent a global market of $22 billion within the approximate $92 – 102 billion animal health industry.   Additionally between 2011 and 2016, the animal medicines and vaccines sector is …

Download A world free of the intolerable burden of diseases of poverty

Odile Leroy, European Vaccine Initiative joined us last year at the World Vaccine Congress Europe to present on ‘A world free of the intolerable burden of diseases of poverty’ Download this presentation now to find out more about: Malaria Vaccine Technology Roadmap- What has been achieved in 6 years? Partnering with 46 public institutions (10 in Africa) and 19 private …

Moving Closer to a Strep Vaccine

Researchers from the University of California have identified a possible solution to the often damaging immune response casued by strep for future strep vaccine Group A Streptococcus (strep) is estimated to cost the US $2 billion annually thanks to lost time and productivity amongst its work force.   Whilst for most, the only symptom of strep will be a painful …

Vaccine Asia Live: Current Situation of Cervical Cancer Vaccines

Levent Shih-Jen Liu, the Associate Investigator of National Health Research Institute in Taiwan, moderated the Round Table Discussion, covering the topic of cervical cancer vaccines. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine, a vaccine developed to prevent cervical cancer among women, has been introduced in many countries around the world, including those in Asia. Through valuable inputs from each delegate, a clear …

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Vaccine Asia Live: Novel Vaccines for Emerging Diseases

Most vaccines developed target infectious diseases and cancer, with cancer vaccines being listed more under therapeutic vaccines. To enlighten us on vaccines for infectious diseases, Ms Zhang Xiaoshu, Director of Business Development at BravoBio, China, presented on the topic of Novel Vaccines for Emerging Diseases. BravoBio was founded in 2011 with its  headquarters in Shanghai and multiple sites in China. …