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SACIDS

SACIDS Foundation for One Health – tackling infectious diseases

As an inter-institutional network dealing with infectious diseases, SACIDS focuses on both individual and institutional development.
curevac, SARS-CoV-2

EIB provide CureVac with €75m financing to fight infectious diseases

EIB and CureVac have signed a €75m loan agreement to develop a large-scale production of vaccines, including CureVac's vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2.
Infectious diseases of humans and animals

Health research in Africa: Infectious diseases of humans and animals

Gerald Misinzo and Mark Rweyemamu from SACIDS Foundation for One Health provide a detailed look at one health research by the Africa centres of excellence for infectious diseases of humans and animals.
infectious diseases in Africa

Assessment and surveillance to mitigate infectious diseases in Africa

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, gives a call to action when it comes to assessment and surveillance to mitigate the impact of infectious diseases in Africa.
Koichi Watashi

Koichi Watashi – National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Dr. Koichi Watashi is a Senior Researcher in National Institute of Infectious Diseases and a Visiting Professor in Tokyo University of Science Graduate School of Science and Technology.
develop vaccines

UK-aid funding to develop vaccines against infectious diseases

The UK government will give £10 million of funding to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help develop vaccines.
infectious diseases in Africa

The detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa

Professors from The SACIDS Foundation for One Health and Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania share their thoughts on infectious diseases in Africa.
infectious diseases in africa

The priorities for tackling infectious diseases in Africa

In this interview, public health specialist Dr Wilfred Alexander Chalamira Nkhoma from the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for the Africa Region speaks to us about the priorities for tackling infectious diseases in Africa, with a particular focus on Tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis.
infectious diseases

The World Health Organization: Tackling infectious diseases in Africa

Open Access Government explores the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in tackling infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB)
infectious diseases in africa

The detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa

The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance detail the issues around the detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa today
prevention and control

Effective prevention and control of infectious diseases

David Partridge from the British Infection Association provides a comprehensive overview of effective infection prevention and control in the UK today
Fighting infectious crop diseases

Fighting infectious crop diseases with big data analyses

Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack, Research Programme Leader Wheat Pathogenomics at Rothamsted Research, explores how big data analyses and knowledge networks can be used to protect global wheat crops from infectious diseases.
zoonotic diseases

What are zoonotic diseases?

Captain Casey Barton Behravesh of the U.S. Public Health Service, and Director of the CDC One Health Office highlights the CDC’s efforts to nationally and internationally prevent zoonotic diseases.
vector-borne diseases, infectious diseases

How will a changing climate affect the future of vector borne diseases?

With a changing climate, animal, insect, and plant species will either adapt or die under new environmental and climate conditions - this brings new challenges in the study of vector-borne infectious diseases.
infectious disease epidemics, SACIDS

Congo: Pathogen sequencing for infectious disease epidemics

Dr Placide Mbala-Kingebeni and Prof Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, discuss the contribution of pathogen sequencing in the management of infectious disease epidemics in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dr Charu Kaushic

Dr Charu Kaushic – Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R)

Charu Kaushic is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Institute of Infection and Immunity.
tropical peatland conservation, COVID-19

Tropical peatland conservation can prevent animal diseases jumping to humans

Scientists at the University of Exeter found that tropical peatland conservation can impact how animal diseases, like the bat-based COVID-19, transfers to human beings.
brain diseases

Brain diseases at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council, highlights the importance of continuous prioritisation and attention to brain research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
impact of wheat, plant pathology

Plant pathology: The global impact of wheat diseases

Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack at Rothamsted Research highlights an aspect of plant pathology that concerns the importance of finding new ways to disarm old enemies in wheat diseases.
Five rare diseases, Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

Five rare diseases you never knew existed

Learn about these five rare diseases to support governments, scientists and healthcare professionals to find treatments.

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