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
The press from the Global Network.
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).
“We will be making an unprecedented assault on the diseases of poverty in the world.” -- Dr. Peter Hotez
BCM, Texas Children’s announce recruitment of Dr. Peter Hotez and team in major advance to develop vaccines for world’s poor
Agreement will establish national tropical medicine school at Baylor College of Medicine, move Sabin Vaccine Institute’s vaccine development program to Texas Children’s Hospital