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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT COMMITS $9.4 MILLION TO TACKLE THE OVERUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS LEADING TO ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

11 November 2016

The Australian government has committed $9.4 million to combat the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance in the population, which could have dire health consequences.

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THINKING OF MALARIA AS A ‘TROPICAL’ DISEASE IS A HUGE MISUNDERSTANDING

02 November 2016

Until relatively recently in human history, malaria was found on every continent except Antarctica, according to Dr. David Brandling-Bennett, an epidemiologist and the former director of the malaria strategy program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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NEW PRESIDENT’S MALARIA INITIATIVE GREATER MEKONG SUB-REGION

02 November 2016

The U.S. President’s malaria initiative Malaria Operational Plan FY 2017

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HOW CAN THE WORLD OUTPACE RESISTANCE TO ERADICATE MALARIA?

31 October 2016

Eradicating malaria requires a multi-disciplinary approach, innovation comes from putting disparate disciplines together – physicists working with biologists working with engineers.

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INDIA’S TATA GIVES UCSD $70 MILLION IN HOT AREA OF GENETICS

24 October 2016

One of India’s top philanthropists is giving UC San Diego $70 million to explore ways to use a radically new way of editing genes to fight insect-borne diseases, make crops more resistant to drought and create better antibiotics.

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