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2 Feb 2011
A synthesis of the evidence by the Department for International Development concludes that we know what works, but the evidence on how best to deliver effective interventions is weaker, often conflicting and context specific.
Source: Department for International Development (UK)
17 Jan 2011
The appearance of resistance to the key antimalarial artemisinin is one of the greatest concerns facing global health. A call for action from WHO and the Roll BackMalaria partnership now provides a five-point action plan.
Source: World Health Organization (WHO) and Roll Back Malaria partnership (RBM)
7 Jul 2010
While efforts to control infectious diseases have made progress, much more needs to be done. A “refocus” on pneumonia and diarrhoea is urgently required.
Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
29 Jun 2010
A report from the Center for Global Development highlights the urgent action that is needed to confront resistant strains of the organisms that cause the infectious diseases of poverty.
Source: Center for Global Development
21 Dec 2009
The World Malaria Report 2009 paints a largely upbeat picture.
Source: World Health Organization
18 Dec 2009
The global budget for research into the infectious diseases of poverty is little changed and AIDS continues to receive a disproportionately large share of the total. But India and Brazil are emerging as key players, particular for the more neglected diseases.
Source: George Institute
23 Nov 2009
World Vision calls for an end to “political apathy” and for neglected diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhoea to be at the heart of global efforts to save children’s lives.
Source: World Vision
16 Jun 2009
A group of civil society organizations calls for the European Union (EU) to expand the support it provides for malaria control.
Source: European Alliance Against Malaria
2 Jun 2009
New thinking on how this major threat to health can be brought under control.
Source: International Policy Network
1 Jun 2009
Expert committee wants the US to honour existing commitments but also to address so-far neglected issues. The establishment of global knowledge networks is among the other recommendation.
Source: Institute of Medicine
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