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.
Friday, 21 September 2018
First ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health starts soon in Oxford
The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO), together with many partners including the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the Concept Foundation, the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and the Wellcome Trust will host the first Medicine Quality and Public Health conference at K...
Friday, 3 August 2018
Applications Open for Global Health Journalism Fellowship
The 2018 Global Health Journalism Fellowship will invite outstanding young journalists to participate in the first ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health at the University of Oxford. Application deadline is 12 August 2018
Friday, 23 February 2018
Oxford University to host 2018 Quality of Medical Products and Public Health short course
The fourth Quality of Medical Products and Public Health course will take place in Oxford this year, from 17-21 September, at Wolfson College. This multidisciplinary course is aimed at professionals who are interested in the quality of medical products. The application deadline is 18 May.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
1 in 10 medical products in developing countries is substandard or falsified
Two new WHO publications highlight the prevalence and impact of substandard and falsified medical products. An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
New review highlights need for soil-transmitted helminths data sharing platform
New literature review on soil-transmitted helminths provides compelling evidence for the need to develop a data sharing platform to monitor and improve treatment outcomes for this neglected tropical disease.
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
We’re at ASTMH 2017 – come and meet the team!
The IDDO team will be attending this year’s American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, USA. Visit the Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health booth (number 312) in the exhibition area to meet staff members.
Thursday, 12 October 2017
Poor quality medicines on the programme at ECTMIH, Belgium
The IDDO and Be-cause health Medicine Quality teams will be addressing the issue of poor quality medicines at the forthcoming European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Antwerp, Belgium.