Vaccines against Neglected & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Dr Navid Khan, Associate Director, North America Vaccines Segment, EMD Millipore, introduced the afternoon session of Day Two at World Vaccine Congress & Expo USA 2013. The session was on Neglected & Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Dr Alan D.T. Barrett, Director, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development at UTMB, was the first to speak on "Dengue vaccines: A landscape overview". Dr …

Free eBook: Vaccine for Neglected Tropical Diseases

The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) represent a group of parasitic and related infectious diseases such as amebiasis, Chagas disease, cysticercosis, echinococcosis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, and schistosomiasis. Together, these conditions are considered the most common infections in low- and middle-income countries, where they produce a level of global disability and human suffering equivalent to better known conditions such as human immunodeficiency virus/acquired …

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation: Neglected Infectious Diseases Strategy 2011-2016

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation was founded on the principle that ‘every person deserves the chance to live a healthy, productive life.' The Neglected Infectious Diseases team adheres to this principle by working to eradicate or reduce the burden of selected infectious diseases, by methods of effective control, elimination or eradication, on the world's poorest people. How should the …