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Photo: United Methodist Church, Partners Launch Life-Saving Campaign in Cote d'Ivoire

Bed net distribution helps prevent malaria ALEPE, Cote d'Ivoire, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The people of The United Methodist Church and their partners worldwide helped Cote d'Ivoire's National Program in the Fight against Malaria launch an integrated health campaign November 11 that will vacc...

Large scale culling of poultry effected at Cote d'Ivoire following bird flu outbreak.

Abidjan markets witnessed large scale slaughtering of chicken, after the confirmation of H5N1 bird –flu outbreak in the West African country of Cote d'Ivoire. // Ghana, its neighbour has also imposed a ban on the entry of poultry and poultry products from this part of West Africa. The infected...

Leading health organizations launch new accreditation process for laboratories across Africa

...bes said. At the Kigali meeting, which runs from July 27 to 29, participants include 120 experts and policymakers from Rwanda, Botswana, Cameroon, cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, and Zambia. The meeting will have three goals: unveil a blueprint toward...

Nestle Launches Major Initiatives in Nutrition, Water and Rural Development

...supports education programmes that reach over 10 million children. Secondly, the opening of the Abidjan Research & Development Centre in cote d'Ivoire demonstrates Nestle's commitment to rural development in Africa. The R&D Centre's new research programmes will help to increase agricult...

Nothing But Nets Delivers 740,000 Bed Nets to Central African Republic

...tegrated campaign. To date, Nothing But Nets has raised more than $22 million to distribute nets across Africa, including Mali, Nigeria, Chad and cote d'Ivoire. Although malaria has been eliminated in the United States, it still kills more than one million people each year--most of whom are children....

French Agency Receives 10 Million Dollar Grant From the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Support the Establishment of National Vaccine Advisory Committees in Africa and Asia

...gence de Medecine Preventive is a not-for-profit organization, with headquarters at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, and offices in Benin, Burkina Faso, cote d'Ivoire et Senegal. Its mission is to promote preventive medicine in the field of vaccinology and infectious disease. AMP develops expertise and appl...

Local Methodists Host West African Choir, South African Leader at Historic Conference

...dists raised nearly $1 million to fight malaria in cote d'Ivoire. The cote d'Ivoire Annual Conference is the newest and large...ion, with 700,000 members. Together, the Texas and cote d'Ivoire conferences are 1 million members strong....

PCMA: 'Protect Your Pharmacy Week' Should Focus on Safeguarding Part D Anti-Fraud Tools

...Americans with health coverage provided through Fortune 500 employers, health insurance plans, labor unions, and Medicare Part D. CONTACT: Charles cote (202) 207-3605 ...

Roche Engages in Four Additional AIDS Technology Transfers to Strengthen Local Manufacturing in World's Poorest Countries

...iscuss the Technology Transfer Initiative: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, cote d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gha...

AP-HM Places Patients at the Core of its Service-Oriented Architecture with BEA Systems

...hich aims to modernize public and private hospitals. As the Provence Alpes cote d'Azur region's largest Hospital Center and major employer, AP-HM is a larg...itals with a capacity of over 3,500 inpatients, AP-HM is the Provence Alpes cote d'Azur region's largest Hospital Center. Medical care, teaching and researc...
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BD and PEPFAR Collaborate to Strengthen Laboratory Systems in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB

...th HIV/AIDS who are co-infected with TB. Activities in the BD/PEPFAR collaboration will primarily be implemented through country-specific programs in cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, and South Africa and short-term technical assistance to provide training for all leve...
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In a last 'stronghold' for endangered chimpanzees, survey finds drastic decline

...tionary Anthropology. The booming human population in Cte d'Ivoire is probably responsible for the chimpanzees' demise. "The human population in cote d'Ivoire has increased nearly 50 percent over the last 18 years," said Christophe Boesch, also of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropolo...

ASM and FIND to partner on strengthening infectious disease diagnosis in developing nations

...mmittee. The memorandum of understanding signed by the ASM and FIND arises from a pilot project that the two organizations have been conducting in cote d'Ivoire since April 2008. In the pilot collaboration, FIND is developing and providing rapid, accurate and affordable tuberculosis diagnostic tests...

Great apes endangered by human viruses

...ded to investigate different issues involved in ape conservation", said Paul N'Goran, a researcher at the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en cote d'Ivoire. "Our study shows the critical role that scientific research can play in monitoring the impact and effectiveness of conservation strategies"....

The chimpanzee stone age

... stone tool use was a trait inherited from our common ancestor. Julio Mercader, Christophe Boesch and colleagues found the stones at the Noulo site in cote d'Ivoire, the only known prehistoric chimpanzee settlement. The stones they excavated show the hallmarks of use as tools for smashing nuts when com...

Use of stone hammers sheds light on geographic patterns of chimpanzee tool use

...Press. Prior to this discovery, it was thought that chimpanzee nut-cracking behavior was confined to the region west of the N'Zo-Sassandra River in cote d'Ivoire. Because there are no relevant ecological or genetic differences between populations on either side of this "information barrier," explain th...

Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears

...ad been raised that this issue would be a particular challenge in countries with high HIV prevalence. Karen Hennessey, PhD, MSPH, and colleagues in cote d'Ivoire and at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examined the duration of shedding of oral poliomyelitis vaccine by individuals with HIV...
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VIRxSYS Publishes New Study on RNA Therapy

...he second half of 2010. The study was headed by Madaiah Puttaraju, Ph.D., of VIRxSYS. The full citation for the study is: Wang J, Mansfield SG, cote CA, Jiang PD, Weng K, Amar MJ, Brewer BH Jr, Remaley AT, McGarrity GJ, Garcia-Blanco MA, Puttaraju M. Trans-splicing into highly abundant albumin tran...

French Agency AMP Appoints Dr Kamel Senouci as Director of SIVAC Initiative (Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees)

...gence de Medecine Preventive is a not-for-profit organization, with headquarters at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, and offices in Benin, Burkina Faso, cote d'Ivoire and Senegal. Its mission is to promote preventive medicine in the field of vaccinology and infectious diseases. AMP develops expertise and ap...

Integrated BioTherapeutics Awarded NIAID Contract For Up to $65 Million for Development of a Vaccine against Ebola and Marburg Viruses

..., Fairfax, Va. The ultimate objective of the government's program is to develop a safe and effective vaccine to protect against the Zaire, Sudan and cote d'Ivoire strains of Ebola virus as well as multiple isolates of Marburg virus. The vaccine, to be developed by IBT, provides broad protection in nonhu...
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