The Sabin Vaccine Institute expresses its deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues of the Honorable Richard C. Holbrooke, who died yesterday.
The press from the Global Network.
The Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute would like to formally thank Dr. Patrick Lammie for his exceptional performance as our Technical Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. Dr. Lammie served as the lead ambassador with the scientific community to help build a collaborative partnership for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases throughout the world.
Over 250,000 UNRWA school children in Gaza and the West Bank to benefit from a comprehensive deworming campaign that includes iron supplementation and education on preventive hygiene practices
Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2010) – The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) announced today that Dr. Peter Hotez, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, assumed his role as Society President. Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD, serves as Distinguished Research Professor and the Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
At the launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first report on Neglected Tropical Diseases today, GSK announced a new five year commitment to expand the donation of its medicine albendazole to treat children at risk of intestinal worms, known as soil-transmitted helminths (STH).