Monday, 5 November 2018
Malaria and malnutrition – assessing the risks for small children
A WWARN Study Group recently published a large systematic literature review to understand whether undernutrition places children at higher, lower, or no differential risk for malaria. The goal was to evaluate evidence to help optimise antimalarial treatment strategies and support global health pract...
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.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Sparking new collaboration and multi-stakeholder discussion on substandard and falsified medicines at MQPH 2018
Over 200 delegates traveled from more than 50 countries to attend the first ever conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health (MQPH) in Oxford from 23-28 September 2018.
Sunday, 23 September 2018
First ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health this month
The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO), together with WWARN and many partners including the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the Concept Foundation, the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and the Wellcome Trust are hosting the first Medicine Quality and Public Health con...
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
Monday, 23 July 2018
DFID announces support for triple ACT trials in Asia and Africa
The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) recently announced that it will commit £9.2 million (USD 13.15 million) of funding to support a new malaria research programme lead by the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit (MORU). The programme entitled ‘Development of Triple Artemisinin Combinati...
Monday, 23 July 2018
Have you seen the updated WWARN toolkit?
Have you heard of the Malaria Clinical Trials Toolkit? The ‘toolkit’ aims to improve the quality and standard of trial data by creating a step-by-step guide for researchers and clinicians on how to design, implement and analyse malaria clinical trials.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
WWARN pays tribute to Prof Ogobara Doumbo
The WWARN network is very saddened by the news of the passing of Prof Ogobara Doumbo on Saturday 9 June in Marseille, France. Prof Doumbo was a long-standing WWARN partner and highly respected for his contribution to the malaria community through co-founding the Centre for Malaria Research & Trainin...
Monday, 2 July 2018
Spotlight on P. vivax at the First Malaria World Congress
WWARN’s Clinical Group led by Professor Ric Price joined government ministers, international institutes, malaria experts and civil society organisations in Melbourne Australia for the First Malaria World Congress 1-5 July 2018. Discussions focussed on elimination efforts, cross-sectoral collaboratio...
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Small children and pregnant women may be underdosed with widely used antimalarial drug
Current recommended treatment regimens for the most widely used medicine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria may be sub-optimal for small children and pregnant women according to a study led by Prof. Joel Tarning, Head of Pharmacometrics at the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (...