Navigation Links
Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative and Hawaii Biotech Partner Against Dengue Fever

The Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative (PDVI), a program of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), and Hawaii Biotech // , announced today their partnership to help develop and make a Dengue vaccine widely available for the global prevention of Dengue fever, the second most widespread tropical disease after malaria.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease to which over 2 billion people are exposed and which leads to infection in up to 100 million people every year, primarily children. Dengue infection results in about 20,000 deaths from dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome, the most severe forms of the disease, according to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO)*.

"Our primary objective is to ensure rapid introduction of Dengue vaccines into immunization programs in all affected areas as soon as a vaccine becomes available. Working with Hawaii Biotech puts us in collaboration with one of the leading companies concerned with this important disease” said Harold Margolis, Director of the PDVI. "

Dengue is a mosquito transmitted disease and occurs mostly in urban areas of Latin American and Asia with an unknown level in Africa. The disease causes substantial illness and significant economic costs for hospitalizations and treatment. Efforts to control the mosquitoes are expensive, of varying success, and difficult to sustain.

The IVI, based in Seoul, Korea, is the world’s only International Organization solely dedicated to vaccine research and development.

“The IVI has grown rapidly in its short life and we are enthusiastic about this close association with Hawaii Biotech. We believe this partnership will greatly accelerate our work to reduce the burden of dengue in developing countries” said Dr. John Clemens, Director General of IVI.

Hawaii Biotech has a long involvement in development of dengue vaccines and is the only company pursuing a novel approach that relies on p
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care
2. Pediatricians differ in their opinion of child abuse
3. New Treatment Discovered For Pediatric Cholera
4. Pediatricians Need To Talk To Parents Of Overweight Kids
5. A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease
6. FDA Accords Priority Review For Pediatric Crohns Disease Drug
7. WHO Updates Outdated Pediatric Growth Charts
8. Pediatricians Resignations Cause Concern at Sale
9. Mental Health Providers Can Be Successfully Located With Pediatricians
10. World’s First Pediatric Laparoscopic Liver Surger
11. Pediatric Dental Care Found Wanting
Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/28/2014)... Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... closed on a new camp property in Cornville, ... provides seriously ill children with the opportunity to ... the campers and families. The organization offers a ... ages 6-15 with chronic and life threatening illnesses ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dawn ... including sales, finance, and music. This experience has ... the direction of psychology. Her professional counseling ( ... and court-ordered treatment for offenders in domestic violence. ... Dawning Phoenix, LLC, she enjoys counseling individuals and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits ... who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of ... in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein ... July 18, 2014, U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade has ... Steering Committee that sought the deposition of a witness ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July ... are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific ... to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in ... the potentially deadly infection should continue for adolescents and ... In its first statement on meningococcal vaccines since 2011, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... divide unless there is enough oxygen present to support ... types circumvent this rule. Researchers at The Johns Hopkins ... cells, warning signals, enabling cancers to continue to divide ... the researchers found that lysosomes the cell,s protein ... also uncovered new evidence that certain drugs can halt ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Camp Soaring Eagle Announces New Camp Site 2Health News:Camp Soaring Eagle Announces New Camp Site 3Health News:Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC of Dawning Phoenix Speaks at Newly Formed Task Force 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 2Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 3Health News:Cell's recycling center implicated in division decisions 2
... DALLAS, Feb. 19 Cholesterol-lowering statins, used by ... may falsely indicate thyroid problems, according to researchers ... studies, low serum TSH, and the influence of ... ."These findings could help physicians make quicker, more ...
... experts say , , THURSDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A ... people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study that ... sites in Canada and the United States. , The participants, ... in diabetes, underwent cognitive tests designed to measure several aspects ...
... EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 19 IlluminOss ... IlluminOss(TM) Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System for orthopedic surgery, today ... Bone Stabilization System had been performed on a 21 ... metacarpal.With traditional methods of treating fractures, often an incision ...
... Association and nation,s largest animal protection group say taxing ... for pet owners, increased pet abandonment and public health ... California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and The Humane Society ... the California Legislature for responding to the public,s opposition ...
... Kovalic & Timothy Ogata Join Leading Private Telemedicine ... Call, Inc. (SOC) a leading private telemedicine company ... has completed the expansion of its senior management ... fastest growing provider of telemedical consultations to hospital ...
... a Champion for BabiesNEW YORK, Feb. 19 The March of ... MVP, Eli Manning , will return for a second year, ... Manning will be joined by CBS 2 News Co-Anchor, Maurice ... , who will co-host the morning program. "I,m very excited to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dallas Scientists Discover Statins May Falsely Indicate Thyroid Problems 2Health News:Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory 2Health News:IlluminOss Announces First Human Case Utilizing Its Innovative Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System Technology 2Health News:IlluminOss Announces First Human Case Utilizing Its Innovative Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System Technology 3Health News:Pet Owners Avoid a Tax on Their Pet's Health Care in California's Budget 2Health News:Pet Owners Avoid a Tax on Their Pet's Health Care in California's Budget 3Health News:Specialists On Call Expands Senior Management & Sales Teams 2Health News:Eli Manning to Lead March for Babies(R) in Manhattan 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... , SINGAPORE, and TOKYO , July 28, ... it has appointed Roger Crystal , MD as ... served in the Global Business Development Product Acquisition & ... "Roger,s experience in developing business strategy and partnerships in ... we continue to partner with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014  ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIP ... its second quarter and year-to-date 2014 financial results on ... U.S. financial markets. The earnings press release will be ... website, www.anipharmaceuticals.com . Arthur S. ... Charlotte C. Arnold , Vice President and Chief Financial ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014  Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS ... Financial Results and Highlights Conference CallWhen:Monday, August 4 at ... How:Live on the Internet. Simply log onto our website ... the live event, a replay of the webcast will ... . ABOUT ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Isis is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ImaginAb Appoints Roger Crystal, MD as Vice President of Business Development 2ANI Pharmaceuticals Schedules Conference Call for Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals' Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call 2
... AdvaMed 2011: The MedTech Conference -- day ... Abbott, Abiomed, B. Braun Medical, Baxter International Inc., ... MIT MEDRC in Innovation Alley, a showcase of ... sector meet-ups focused on orthopedic, wound management and ...
... 2011 Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN ) today ... its Board of Directors. Mr. Flora brings to Tengion more ... healing and surgical device businesses.  He most recently served as ... Tengion also announced today that Gary Kurtzman, M.D., ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AdvaMed 2011: The MedTech Conference Closing Day Features Life Changing Innovation, Policymaker Addresses 2Tengion Appoints Scott Flora to Board of Directors 2Tengion Appoints Scott Flora to Board of Directors 3Tengion Appoints Scott Flora to Board of Directors 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: