Eradicating Malaria Through Innovation: Where Next After 2015?

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Eradicating Malaria Through Innovation: Where Next After 2015?

To mark the inception of the "European Year of Development" and explore a renewed global health agenda for malaria post-2015, Novartis organized a debate earlier this year in the European Parliament on eradicating malaria through innovation.

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From L to R: Dr. David Reddy, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Véronique Lorenzo, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission; Dr. Linus Igwemezie, Novartis Malaria Initiative; Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Kenya Medical Research Institute

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 12:30pm

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To mark the inception of the "European Year of Development" earlier this year, and explore a renewed global health agenda for malaria post-2015, Novartis organized a debate in the European Parliament on eradicating malaria through innovation. Other speakers included representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Medicines for Malaria Venture. 

The fight against malaria is arguably the most successful campaign of its kind, according to Member of European Parliament Nirj Deva. Thanks to the widespread distribution of impregnated nets, treatments and rapid diagnostic tests, mortality figures have dropped by 47% between 2000 and 2013.

For more, read here:  http://www.malaria.novartis.com/newsroom/feature-stories/2015-03.shtml

 

Keywords: Health & Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Innovation | Malaria | Medicines for Malaria Venture | Novartis | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

CAMPAIGN: The Novartis Malaria Initiative

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