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Alwaleed Philanthropies invests $5 million to Gavi’s INFUSE initiative to support the global fight for vaccines

Partnership will tackle immunisation challenges in urban areas through investment in innovation and technology Launched at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) Dubai: Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, the global philanthropic foundation, has made a fresh commitment to preventing the spread of disease by investing a further US $5 million …

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Elsevier Unveils the 2nd Middle East Vaccine Congress’s Agenda and Speakers

Elsevier – the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services – announced the scientific program of its highly anticipated 2nd Middle East Vaccine Congress, which will be held from 14th-15th December, 2012, at the Rotana Beach Hotel & Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Organized in partnership with global communications and event management company MCI, the two-day …

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Malaria vaccine candidate ‘could be grown at home’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 24 May 2012. An incredible development in the fight against Malaria has arisen. Researchers in America have discovered a way rural communities in the third World can harvest their own mosquito vaccine using home grown algae. A potential malaria vaccine produced by genetically-engineered algae could allow people to grow their own vaccine at …

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TB community releases vaccine research blueprint

A global blueprint on tuberculosis (TB) vaccines that maps out key research and developmentpriorities for the next decade has been published today in a special issue of the journalTuberculosis. TB kills around 1.5 million people and infects 9 million others annually. Researchers hope to eliminate the disease by 2050 but, to do so, they say new vaccines will be needed in addition to better therapies …

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