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  • Mobilizing $30 Million to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Americas / Movilizar US$30 millones para luchar contra enfermedades tropicales desatendidas en las Américas

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB): IDB, Global Network to mobilize $30 Million to fight neglected tropical diseases Announcement made during Clinton Global Initiative today The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases announced today their commitment to mobilize $30 million from the public and private sectors to fight neglected […]

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    Gates Foundation to Fund Fight Against “Neglected” Diseases / Fundación Gates dona millones para combatir enfermedades “olvidadas”

    Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

    From the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): Gates Foundation Grant Will Boost Fight against “Neglected” Diseases New Funds Announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Efforts to prevent, control and eliminate “forgotten” tropical and other infectious diseases in the Americas received a new stimulus with the announcement of a $34 million grant by […]

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    Eradicating an Ancient Disease

    Monday, January 26th, 2009

    Leprosy. What images does that word invoke for you? The stories of ostracized lepers from the Bible, Torah or Koran? The scenes involving isolated “leper colonies” from Papillon or Motorcycle Diaries? How much do you know about it?  Is it very contagious? (No.) Is it curable?  (Yes.) Hasn’t it disappeared except for isolated communities in […]

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    Fighting Neglected Diseases in LAC / La lucha contra enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas en ALC

    Sunday, December 28th, 2008

    From the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): PAHO, IDB and Sabin refine fight against neglected diseases in Latin America and Caribbean With more than 210 million poor people bearing the burden of neglected diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and partner agencies are […]

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