Wednesday, 22 May 2019
IDDO gets behind the Santa Cruz Letter for action on Chagas
A letter signed by IDDO, members of the Chagas Platform and the Chagas Global Coalition calling on governments, organisations and donors to intensify efforts to control and eliminate Chagas has been presented to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Monday, 13 May 2019
New Data Access Committee begins work on Ebola
The Ebola Data Platform, a pioneering collaboration in Ebola and emerging infections, has today appointed nine members for its first Data Access Committee (DAC), overseen and chaired by TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, hosted at WHO.
Thursday, 18 April 2019
World Malaria Day seminar 2019 – Antimalarial treatments for vulnerable groups
Professor Joel Tarning, Head of Clinical Pharmacology at MORU, and Head WWARN’s Pharmacometrics Group will present highlights on population PK/PD modelling to assess the dosing of antimalarial drugs in vulnerable groups. Dr Makoto Saito will share highlights from his research on antimalarial treatme...
Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Schistosomiasis and STHs platform launched
Today IDDO has launched a new global scientific collaboration dedicated to schistosomiasis and STHs with TDR (the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases). This aims to expand data re-use and collaboration and accelerate better treatment and control of these diseases, which ...
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Expanding our Ebola data team to Sierra Leone and Liberia
We said goodbye at the end of 2018 to our first group of trainee data managers from Liberia and Sierra Leone. It has been great to have their skilled input now boosting our 2019 Ebola Data Team. It is all part of the launch of the Ebola Data Platform in Sierra Leone and Liberia – a collaborative eff...
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Research highlight: Clinical research networks and assessing pandemic severity
Carson, Horby, Merson and colleagues promote the importance of developing clinical research networks in low-resource settings as a pillar to epidemic preparedness in a Letter to Lancet Global Health. The CTM&GH researchers are focused on developing capacity and partnerships across settings at highes...
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
VL experts attend IDDO-DNDi symposium ahead of IEC-VL conference 2018
IDDO and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) hosted a symposium for Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) experts to discuss the benefits of establishing a global VL data platform and refine a research agenda that will explore key scientific questions to enhance care for VL patients and affecte...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
MQPH 2018 conference participants sign Oxford Statement in a pledge to radically improve medicine quality
Over 30 organisations have so far signed the Oxford statement developed by IDDO and the Medicines We Can Trust campaign during the first ever-academic conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health in Oxford, 23-28 September.
Monday, 12 November 2018
PHARMACIDE ARTS - Fake medicine: the disease of greed
If you’re in Oxford, UK between now and January 4th, 2019 visit the Radcliffe Science Library at the University of Oxford to see a new art exhibition of 14 prints illustrating the global health impact of poor quality medicines.
Thursday, 1 November 2018
Ebola Data Access Committee call for nominations
IDDO’s Ebola Data Platform, a pioneering collaboration in Ebola and emerging infections, has opened nominations for members of its Data Access Committee (DAC). Individuals with skills and expertise in clinical research, data protection and management, ethics in research and emergency public health r...
Thursday, 25 October 2018
ASTMH 2018 is starting soon – find out more about our activities in New Orleans
If you’re planning to be at this year’s 67th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health Annual Meeting in New Orleans, then do come and see us. We’ll be sharing our latest results and tools at Booth 416 – so do stop by to meet the IDDO team to exchange ideas on how we might work together.