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Making chemistry matter: The value of discovery

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE from the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, at University of Strathclyde, explains the value of discovery when it comes to making chemistry matter.
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Infection prevention: Overcoming challenges in sepsis diagnosis

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group discusses the concerns with overcoming challenges in sepsis diagnosis.
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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.
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Tackling tuberculosis (TB) in Africa

While Africa has made progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB), it still has one of the highest TB rates in the world and remains a priority.
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Implementing infection prevention and control (IPC) programmes worldwide

We spoke with Prof Benedetta Allegranzi at the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out about the importance of implementing infection prevention and control (IPC) programmes to reduce healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) and sepsis worldwide.
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Enhancing One Health surveillance systems

Researchers from SACIDS Foundation for One Health discuss the importance and implementation of event-based community surveillance using a One Health approaches in East and Southern Africa.
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Scientists create global maps to stop mosquito-borne diseases

Researchers at The University of Oxford have created the most accurate global distribution maps to date for mosquito-borne diseases such as Dengue and Zika, to help stop these diseases.
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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.
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Health experts argue complacency increases the risk of infectious disease

Health professionals say a combination of antimicrobial resistance and complacency among other reasons are increasing the risk of infectious diseases. 
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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.
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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)
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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
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Treatment of Clostridium difficile associated diseases: One not so small step more… but still,...

Prof Colin J Suckling from the University of Strathclyde provides his seasoned opinion on a front-runner antibiotic for the treatment of Clostridium difficile associated diseases.
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NIAID reveals strategic plan for universal influenza vaccine

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have orchestrated a plan to create a universal influenza vaccine.
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Malaria Drug Resistance: Evolving and Moving in the Mekong Region

Professor of Chemistry at Portland State University, David H Peyton. PhD turns the spotlight on malaria drug resistance in the Mekong region
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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

The evolution of malaria drug development

David H Peyton at Portland State University outlines how research has discovered that heme is key to malaria drug development
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Understanding cancer through molecular cell biology

Progress in Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy of Cancer Requires Rethinking of European Reimbursement Practices for Mutation Testing

Infectious disease is a global problem

Professor Colin J Suckling, Research Professor of Chemistry at the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde looks at how the recent EU Referendum could impact his institution and research... Like many British academics, the result of the recent referendum on the UK’s place in Europe was a...

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