END7, an international advocacy campaign of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network), today announced it has awarded six grants, totaling nearly $400,000, to support and expand existing neglected tropical disease (NTD) treatment and prevention programs in Nigeria, Somalia, Cote d’Ivoire, Guyana, India and Myanmar.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — March 24, 2016 — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) today announced the appointment of Amy Finan as its next chief executive officer, following a global search by its Board of Trustees. Finan, currently the senior vice president responsible for business development with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the world's largest membership organization representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, and state biotechnology centers, will assume her new role with Sabin on April 18, 2016.
This week, the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers announced that its next international conference will take place at the Vatican on November 10-12, 2016, spotlighting rare and neglected diseases.
As a committed advocate for the billions of poor people still at risk from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) must voice its disappointment over the proposed decrease in NTD funding announced this week in President Obama’s proposed budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.
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