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15
March

2-Week Benzinidazole Course Found Effective Against Chagas & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.  

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06
March

'LeDoxy' Clinical Trial Launched in India, Mali, and Sri Lanka & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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06
March

Alleviating Suffering from Filarial Lymphedema: The LeDoxy Clinical Trial Launches in India, Mali, and Sri Lanka

On World Lymphedema Day, it is important to remember that millions of people worldwide suffer from preventable lymphedema, caused by a parasitic infection called lymphatic filariasis. The clinical trial described here is an effort to provide relief for those who have been left behind in the fight against this neglected tropical disease.

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21
February

A Record 18 Scientists Receive Research Awards from the African Researchers' Small Grants Program (SGP II)

The second cohort of grantees of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program (SGP II) have been selected by the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the UK Department for International Development (UK aid), and the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD). A total of 18 awardees from 10 countries were selected from a pool of more than 100 to receive support for research to address issues facing efforts to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This builds on from the inaugural batch of six (6) scientists that were funded for the maiden program (SGP I, from 2017-2018).

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15
February

Poorer African Countries Rank High in Disease Elimination Efforts & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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05
February
22
January

Remembering Dr. CP Ramachandran (1936-2019)

The Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center (NTD-SC) is profoundly saddened by the loss of Dr. Cherubala Pathayapurayil Ramachandran – known as “CP” – who passed away on January 12, 2019. This loss marks the end of an era, as his professional contributions helped shape the global effort to control and eliminate lymphatic filariasis.

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16
January

CRISPR Leveraged Against Schistosomiasis, New Molecule Leveraged Against Wolbachia & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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02
January

Looking Back on a Year of Success & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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07
December

$150 Million in Funding for Neglected Tropical Disease Treatment and Prevention Announced at Global Citizen & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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