A team of scientists from Abbott have identified a new subtype of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L.
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New HIV subtype discovered

A team of scientists from Abbott have identified a new subtype of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L. The findings that were published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), show the role next-generation genome sequencing is playing in helping researchers stay one step ahead of mutating viruses […]

Merck, a science and technology company, has announced that, as part of its integrated Schistosomiasis Elimination Program, it is intensifying the Research & Development efforts for developing and providing access to transformative and sustainable health solutions to fight schistosomiasis also known as Bilharzia.
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Science company intensifies research to eliminate Bilharzia

Merck, a science and technology company, has announced that, as part of its integrated Schistosomiasis Elimination Program, it is intensifying the Research & Development efforts for developing and providing access to transformative and sustainable health solutions to fight schistosomiasis also known as Bilharzia. Merck, through its Global Health Institute, has established a portfolio of innovative […]

The Nyeri County Government, Ministry of Health’s National Cancer Control Program (NCCP) and GE Healthcare have launched a Mammography screening campaign across Nyeri County to promote early detection of breast cancer.
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Women in Kenya’s Nyeri County Benefit from Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

The Nyeri County Government, Ministry of Health’s National Cancer Control Program (NCCP) and GE Healthcare have launched a Mammography screening campaign across Nyeri County to promote early detection of breast cancer. The one-month campaign will target over 10,000 women aged 40 years and above which is the recommended age for mammography screening. Over 50 Community […]

The END Fund CEO and WEF Africa Co-Chair, Ellen Agler will host a multisectoral discussion themed “Ending Neglected Diseases to Enable Africa's Prosperity” on how ending neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) can contribute to fulfilling Africa's growth potential and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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World Economic Forum set to discuss ending Neglected Tropical Diseases

The END Fund CEO and WEF Africa Co-Chair, Ellen Agler will host a multisectoral discussion themed “Ending Neglected Diseases to Enable Africa’s Prosperity” on how ending neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) can contribute to fulfilling Africa’s growth potential and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The END Fund is one of the leading global organizations dedicated […]