Infectious Disease Control

TOUS Joins (RED)(TM) to Help Deliver AIDS Free Generation by 2015

MANRESA, Spain, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- (RED)ISCOVER how a small big thing can help eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015 Spanish jewelry brand, TOUS, has joined forces with (RED) to create a special edition (TOUS)[RED] bracelet in support of (RED)'s fight against AIDS. ...

2012-03-06 09:00 1137

Commonwealth Welcomes Global Commitment to Combat Non-Communicable Diseases

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- -- Commonwealth Priorities Captured in Political Declaration of UN High-Level Meeting The Commonwealth on Wednesday welcomed a political declaration agreed at the United Nations, to galvanise global action against the burden and debilitating impact...

2011-09-22 14:14 1410

Phadia Launches Phadia 2500 and Phadia 5000 - a Growing Range of Solutions for Allergy and Autoimmunity Diagnostics

UPPSALA, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- High Capacity Instruments, Combining Allergy and Autoimmunity Testing Based on Proven Phadia Technology for Reliability Today Phadia, the global leader in allergy and autoimmune related diseases diagnostics, announced the launch of Phadia's new a...

2011-08-23 14:00 1561

Kiwanis International Pledges to Raise US$110 Million to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

GENEVA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kiwanis International is mobilizing its Kiwanis( http://sites.kiwanis.org/kiwanis/en/home.aspx ) members across the globe to provide a much needed push to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Tetanus is a painful disease that kills one baby every n...

2011-07-07 21:47 1327

Kiwanis International Pledges to Raise US$110 Million to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

GENEVA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kiwanis International is mobilizing its Kiwanis( http://sites.kiwanis.org/kiwanis/en/home.aspx ) members across the globe to provide a much needed push to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Tetanus is a painful disease that kills one baby every n...

2011-07-07 21:47 1353

Shire Lends Support to World Rare Disease Day 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BASINGSTOKE, England, Feb.28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced its support of World Rare Disease Day, joining patients, physicians, and patient organizations around the world to support...

2011-03-28 19:25 945

International Community Called Upon to Stop the Runaway Train of Cancer in Africa

LUGANO, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- To coincide with World Cancer Day 2011, on 4 February, the Africa Oxford Cancer Foundation (AfrOx) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) are working together to raise international awareness of the growing problem of cancer in Af...

2011-01-27 21:00 1242

COPAN Files New Patents Following the Development of High Nucleic Acid Yield Flocked Swabs

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- COPAN has enjoyed widespread use of its flocked swabs line, branded as FLOQSwabs, in microbiology for the collection and transportation of bacterial and viral samples. FLOQSwabs by COPAN have been shown through numerous independent studies to col...

2010-12-17 13:18 1397

Singapore Hosts First Dengue v2V Asia-Pacific Workshop to Pave the Way for Dengue Vaccine Introduction

International experts develop a road map for the implementation of dengue vaccination programmes for the control of dengue fever SINGAPORE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dengue v2V, a group of international public health experts in dengue and immunisation programmes, held its first regional w...

2010-12-02 16:00 1108

Simcere and Bristol-Myers Squibb Enter Innovative Partnership to Develop Early-Stage Oncology Compound

NANJING, China and PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR), a leading pharmaceutical company in China, today announced an innovative strategic partnership to co-develop BMS-817378, a preclinical small mo...

2010-11-03 20:30 1211

Non-communicable Diseases Mortality to Cost a Whopping USD237 Billion to the National Income by 2015

- Experts Say Universal Access to Preventive and Curative Intervention is Crucial NEW DELHI, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Health experts participating at a roundtable organised by India Health Progress(IHP) on economic and social impact of non-communicable diseases in India are of the opinion that ...

2010-10-26 06:52 1635

Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

BEIJING, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 before the open of the market on Monday, August 16, 2010. The Comp...

2010-08-05 20:00 1016

Lotus Completed R-Bambuterol's Pilot Scale Production for Clinical Trials

BEIJING, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a growing developer, manufacturer and seller of medicine and drugs in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), announced today that it has completed production of active pha...

2010-08-03 20:00 1100

Punitive Laws and Human Rights Violations Limit Access to HIV Prevention and Care Services for Men who Have Sex With Men and Transgender People in Asia Pacific

VIENNA, Austria, July 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Some 19 of 48 countries in the Asia Pacific region continue to criminalize male-to-male sex, and these laws often take on the force of vigilantism, frequently leading to abuse and human rights violations. Correspondingly, HIV prevalence has reached alarm...

2010-07-21 12:00 1217
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