You are here: Home » Topics » » Malaria » Videos

OSDD Malaria Meeting Session 1 Part 2 - Mary Moran

Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria meeting at The University of Sydney, February 24th 2012. Speaker is Mary Moran, Policy Cures. (Some slight audio issues early on, and with the questions, apologies)Background: http://www.thesynapticleap.org/node/3901) The benefits and drawbacks of patents i ...

World's first malaria vaccine gets regulatory go-ahead, faces WHO review| Reuters

Jul 24, 2015    

LONDON, The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators who recommended it as safe and effective to use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease.The shot, called Mosquirix and developed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, would be the first licensed human vaccine against a parasitic disease and could help to prevent millions of cases of the killer disease in countries that use it.It still faces hurdles before being rolled out in Africa, including winning agreement from governments and other ...

Read More