Novartis Foundation Leprosy Elimination Initiative

Novartis Foundation Leprosy Elimination Initiative

The Novartis Foundation is convening experts from the global health and anti-leprosy community to discuss the current state of leprosy treatment and care, and how best to move forward together in the mission to finally eliminate leprosy. This two-day dialogue event is being held in Brasilia, Brazil and is co-hosted by the Novartis Foundation, the Nippon Foundation and Coordenação Geral de Hanseníase e Doenças em Eliminação in the Ministry of Health, Brazil.

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Novartis Foundation Showcases Progress In Leprosy Elimination Programs
Emerging evidence from first 18 months of LPEP program demonstrates operational feasibility integrating single-dose rifampicin into routine control programs in 6 countries Retrospective contact tracing of former leprosy patients in Cambodia initiates phase 2 to accelerate diagnosis Accuracy of first mobile phone-facilitated...
Sep 15, 2016 1:15 AM ET
Novartis Foundation Commemorates World Leprosy Day with its Continued Efforts to go the Last Mile Toward Elimination
2016 marks 30 years of commitment by the Novartis Foundation to support people affected by leprosy and to end this ancient disease New strategy from the Novartis Foundation to accelerate elimination is focused on interrupting transmission of the disease Last year Novartis renewed its commitment with the WHO to donate multidrug...
Jan 31, 2016 2:00 PM ET
Novartis Continues Commitment to go the Last Mile in Effort to Eliminate Leprosy
Novartis continues commitment to go the last mile in effort to eliminate leprosy New five-year commitment includes donation of treatments worth more than USD 40 million and is expected to reach an estimated 1.3 million patients  Novartis Foundation’s new leprosy contact tracing program now launched in five countries ...
Aug 28, 2015 1:15 AM ET
Novartis Foundation Leprosy Elimination Dialogue Event Press Release
The Novartis Foundation convenes experts to help finish the last mile in leprosy elimination Global Health and leprosy experts gather to bring leprosy back onto the global agenda in order to accelerate efforts to eliminate the disease Two-day dialogue event in Brasilia, Brazil will cover progress being made on detection, treatment and care for...
Aug 6, 2015 10:15 AM ET

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