Infectious Disease Control

INDOHUN Hosts Health Diplomacy Training: Prepare Young Practitioners in Handling Global Crisis

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia One Health University Network (INDOHUN) collaborating with Senior Diplomatic Course of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sesparlu Kemlu), conducted a training entitled "Global Health Diplomacy" in Le Meridien Hotel, ...

2017-08-31 18:43 2457

Paradigm Shifts in Asia Healthcare Ecosystem Drive Future of IVD Industry

Molecular diagnostics laboratory automation and digital pathology offer strong growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Transformational Health team KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia-Pacific (APAC) in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) industry is undergoing major transform...

2017-08-29 13:47 2093

Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Welcome Gradual Boost from Technology Advancements and Consumer Awareness of Benefits

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global antimicrobial coating market for medical devices is experiencing steady growth.Technology advancements, consumer awareness of the benefits of antimicrobial coatings, and the need to tackle the rising resistance of pathogens to antibiot...

2017-08-23 00:53 1848

CNN Hero and HIV/AIDS Orphans Champion Jackson Kaguri Inspires SAS Students to "Be Their Own Heroes"

SINGAPORE, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore American School (SAS) welcomes Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project (NAOP) founder Twesigye Jackson Kaguri to discuss student leadership and advocacy through the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project at SAS started by then seventh graderAyla Martin in 2016. The NAOP...

2017-08-18 16:54 2114

Merck and Baylor College of Medicine Advance Vaccine Development and Manufacturing for Neglected Diseases

- Collaboration furthers both parties' commitment to advance research and development for neglected diseases - Agreement focuses on optimizing vaccine process development and formulation and exchanging know-how DARMSTADT, Germany, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck ,...

2017-08-08 20:00 2528

ViiV Healthcare Announces Superior Efficacy of Dolutegravir Versus Lopinavir/Ritonavir in Second-line HIV Treatment in Resource-limited Settings

LONDON, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DAWNING study modified to allow patients the opportunity to receive dolutegravir-based regimens  ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company, majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today announced positive inte...

2017-07-25 21:34 4205

Power of Korea ICT, Leading international cooperation to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

SEOUL, South Korea, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KT's international solution of preventing and blocking the world health crisis through telecommunication operator's Big Data has been successfully adopted to the G20 Joint Declaration. KT's idea of using technology to contribute in raising South K...

2017-07-12 20:00 1462

Professor Tayyaba Hasan Receives IPA Award for Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy

COIMBRA, Portugal, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, ProfessorTayyaba Hasan was the recipient of the 2017 AWARD FOR SIGNIFICANT ADVANCEMENT OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY. Photo - https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/529072/In...

2017-06-29 02:13 1547

Professor Michael Wilson Receives IPA Lifetime Achievement Award in Antimicrobial PDT Research

COIMBRA, Portugal, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, ProfessorMichael Wilson was the recipient of the 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN ANTIMICROBIAL PDT RESEARCH. Professor Wilson is Emeritus Professor of Microbiol...

2017-06-27 04:55 1596

Sohn Conference Hong Kong and Asia's Leading Investors Raise more than HK$3.2 million for Karen Leung Foundation and Sohn Conference Foundation

HONG KONG, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of Asia's most prominent investors convened at the 5th Annual Sohn Hong Kong Investment Conference, presented by the Karen Leung Foundation onJune 7, 2017. The conference welcomed over 350 guests including sell and buy side investment professionals, ...

2017-06-20 10:00 2198

Start Your Morning With a Cup of Coffee and an Ounce of Dengue Prevention

SINGAPORE, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Sanofi Pasteur , the vaccines global business unit of  Sanofi , today launched the 'Be A Wall Against Dengue' disease education campaign in Singapore, part of the company's continue...

2017-06-15 06:30 1871

Luminex Corporation's VERIGENE Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Blood Culture Panels Receive Reimbursement Approval in Japan

AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX)   recently announced that Japan's Central Social Insurance Medical Council has approved the recommendation by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to provide reimbursement for two VERIGENE® assays:...

2017-06-12 18:34 2038

CLJI Worldwide Trial Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Study Evaluating the Performance of VIBLOK as a Barrier for Herpes Simplex Virus Transmission in Men and Women

BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, Florida, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CLJI Worldwide reports the start of the VIBLOKSafety And perFormancE Trial (SAFE Trial). The CLJI Worldwide SAFE Trial will evaluate the performance of VIBLOK for adults infected with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital he...

2017-05-23 17:15 2006

Adimmune's Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine Approved by TFDA

TAIPEI, , May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan-based vaccine provider Adimmune (4142.TT) successfully obtained approval of its quadrivalent flu vaccine (ADIMFLU-S(QIS)) from Taiwan FDA. Adimmune will start the commercial production of quadrivalent flu vaccine in 2017 and supply the domestic out...

2017-05-10 17:46 1805

Terumo BCT Announces 2016 Advancing Apheresis Award Winner; Opens Applications for 2017

Terumo BCT funds a $10,000 USD grant to Aarhus University Hospital for solving venous access challenges LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo BCT, a global medical device manufacturing company, announced today that a team from the Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) inDenmark led by A...

2017-05-02 10:37 1968

BioNet-Asia Organized International Pertussis Symposium Celebrating its 15th Anniversary in Bangkok

BANGKOK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNet-Asia Co. Ltd organized the first International Symposium on Advances in Pertussis Immunisation inBangkok, Thailand. The Symposium was attended by more than 300 international and Thai experts on pertussis vaccination as well as public health stakehold...

2017-04-21 17:57 3066

Eurocine Vaccines Strengthens the Organization for Further Development

STOCKHOLM, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurocine Vaccines strengthens the organization with necessary competence, not only to prepare for further development of its first product, the nasal influenza vaccine candidate Immunose™ FLU, but also for further development of a pipeline of other vaccin...

2017-04-11 14:19 1725

PrimeStore(R) Molecular Transport Medium Aiding Laboratories Tracking H7N9 Avian Influenza

PrimeStore® MTM's pathogen inactivation and nucleic acid stabilization characteristics make it the ideal solution for transporting samples that potentially contain dangerous infectious agents for molecular testing and Next Generation Sequencing. BETHESDA, Md., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Long...

2017-03-22 21:00 1444

Innovative Supply Chain Information Platform Will Help Prepare for Next Pandemic

TOKYO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and NEC Corporation (NEC)announced on March 9 their collaboration for the development of the first ever information platform to provide end-to-end visibility of supply chains for pandemic interventions, on behalf of t...

2017-03-09 14:00 1831

Experts Call On Countries to Accelerate Regional Collaboration to Tackle Dengue Crisis

MANILA, Philippines, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past year, many countries inAsia have witnessed an alarming rise in the number of dengue cases that account for more than 70% of the global dengue cases[1].  This translates to an overwhelming 273 million dengue infections per year out o...

2017-02-28 12:00 1720
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