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Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis Company Profile

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News Articles [611 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

[Personal View] Elimination of lymphatic filariasis in west African urban areas: is implementation of mass drug administration necessary?

Lymphatic filariasis in Africa is caused by the parasite Wuchereria bancrofti and remains a major cause of morbidity and disability in 74 countries globally. A key strategy of the Global Programme for...

New research calls for rethink on approach to treating NTDs in urban areas

(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) New research published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, suggests the effectiveness of large-scale distribution of medication (known as Mass Drug Adminis...

Diagnostic Assays and Methods of Use for Detection of Filarial Infection

The effort targeting the mosquito borne neglected tropical disease lymphatic filariasis for elimination through mass drug administration by 2020 will require accurate, cost effective methods for detec...

How pharmaceutical companies can help take the ‘neglected’ out of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

What do schistosomiasis, cysticercosis, and lymphatic filariasis have in common? Besides verging on the unpronounceable, they are all classified as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs are a set o...

Index Adopted to Track NTD Treatment in Africa

(Sci Dev Net) – African leaders have adopted a new index that helps track progress in mass treatment of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Five NTDs — lymphatic filarias...

MRSA Infections May Lead to Prolonged Impairment of Lymphatic Vessel Function

In the first study to investigate the potential interactions between bacterial infections and lymphatic function, researchers found that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus toxins killed muscl...

The microenvironment of diabetic retinopathy supports lymphatic neovascularization

(University of Helsinki) 'We asked whether proliferative diabetic retinopathy involves the growth of new lymphatic vessels in addition to blood vessels -- and, indeed, we found expression of lymphatic...

Mass. General study reveals how MRSA infection compromises lymphatic function

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Massachusetts General Hospital investigators find that MRSA infection impairs the ability of lymphatic vessels to pump lymphatic fluid to lymph nodes in mouse models, ...

PubMed Articles [1144 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Brugia malayi infection in ferrets - A small mammal model of lymphatic filariasis.

The lack of effective short-course therapies for treatment of the adult stage of filarial worms is a major limitation in the global effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Studies using current smal...

Adverse events following single dose treatment of lymphatic filariasis: Observations from a review of the literature.

WHO's Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) uses mass drug administration (MDA) of anthelmintic medications to interrupt LF transmission in endemic areas. Recently, a single dose com...

Comparison of antigen and antibody responses in repeat lymphatic filariasis transmission assessment surveys in American Samoa.

Current WHO recommendations for lymphatic filariasis (LF) surveillance advise programs to implement activities to monitor for new foci of transmission after stopping mass drug administration (MDA). A ...

Seroprevalence of lymphatic filariasis among migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia.

Malaysia aims to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) by the year 2020, thus the potential threat of LF from migrant workers needs to be investigated.

Changes in cytokine, filarial antigen, and DNA levels associated with adverse events following treatment of lymphatic filariasis.

Mild to moderate adverse events (AEs) are common after treatment of lymphatic filariasis (LF) and pose a major challenge for the global LF elimination program. We studied changes in cytokine levels an...

Clinical Trials [1249 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Research for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (ICIDR)

The purpose of this study is to check blood samples for lymphatic filariasis to determine whether the recent Program to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis was successful in controlling lymphat...

Death to Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis (DOLF) Triple Drug Therapy for Lymphatic Filariasis

The DOLF Triple Drug Therapy for Lymphatic Filariasis study will determine the frequency, type and severity of adverse events following triple-drug therapy (IVM+DEC+ALB, IDA) compared to t...

Prevalence Studies After Triple Drug Therapy for Lymphatic Filariasis

This study will assess the impact of 2-drug (DA) or 3-drug (IDA) regimens on lymphatic filariasis infection parameters in communities. Parameters measured will include: circulating filaria...

Research for Elim of Filariasis

Wuchereria bancrofti, is a mosquito-transmitted parasite that causes deforming lymphatic filariasis in the tropics. Improved treatment methods have led to new thinking that it should be po...

Impact of Albendazole -Ivermectin on Wuchereria Bancrofti in Mali

Lymphatic filariasis is a public health problem in Mali. The existing data are not up to date and most of them are more than 15 years old. To address this issue in April 2000, the investig...

Companies [1422 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), and the MECTIZAN® Donation Program (MDP)

The MECTIZAN® Donation Program (MDP) was established in 1987 to provide medical, technical and administrative oversight of the donation of MECTIZAN® by MSD for the treatment...

Sepsis Alliance

Sepsis Alliance is a nonprofit patient advocacy organization in the U.S. promoting awareness of sepsis. Sepsis Alliance operates by providing information and education to raise aw...

EcoHealth Alliance

Building on 40 years of innovative science, EcoHealth Alliance (formerly Wildlife Trust) is a non-profit international conservation organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and safeguarding human...

Alliance for Case Studies for Global Health

The multi-sector Case Studies for Global Health initiative was conceived by members of the Alliance in December 2007. Representatives from each organization met many times to shape the collective visi...

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