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Does Western medical research still have #firstworldproblems?

The greatest enemy of humanity is not just one disease, or many – it is the West spending more money on curing baldness than malaria, and ignoring the medical needs of the marginalised, unless or until it becomes a threat. 20 more words


Beyond 2020: A discussion on Neglected Tropical Diseases at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, London

By Russell Stothard Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

I was fortunate today to be invited to attend this discussion arranged by the strategic policy group within Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 750 more words

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An introduction to Rossely Paulo

I’m a microbiologist from Angola and I’ve just started my PhD on understanding of the spatial and temporal micro-epidemiology on Neglected Tropical Diseases in the province of Bengo, Angola. 608 more words

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Schisto-so-what? The importance of careful language when talking across sectors

By Kate Hawkins, Pamoja Communications

I am a real newcomer to the world of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and so it was a great privilege to attend the recent meeting on… 697 more words

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Researcher Spotlight: Dr Daniel Streicker

Dr Daniel Streicker is a Wellcome Trust/Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow at the University of Glasgow. His research looks at the way that pathogens are transmitted between species, with a hope that a better understanding of the ecological and evolutionary factors will allow us to prevent disease spread in future. 1,468 more words

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Neglected Tropical Diseases: Influence, impact and engagement

By Julie Irving, Sally Theobald, and Kate Hawkins

It has been great to be at the ResUpMeetUp symposium in Nairobi. The different sessions provided excellent opportunities to share perspectives and experiences. 447 more words

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