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Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control dengue, Zika and chikungunyaThe Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is a form of insect birth control by mass rearing in dedicated facilities of sterilized male mosquitos, which are then released to mate with females in the wild. As these do not produce any offspring, the insect population declines over time.
Operational research on the frontline to fight antimicrobial resistanceAt the start of 2019, TDR, with the support of the government of the United Kingdom, launched an operational research and training programme focused on tackling AMR in Colombia, Ecuador, Ghana, Myanmar, Nepal, Sierra Leone and Uganda.
In partnership with Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health (SESH), TDR Global launched a challenge contest to build capacity for crowdfunding for infectious diseases research. Crowdfunding can help researchers in low- and middle-income countries to directly raise funds for their research.
In Senegal, to address missing TB cases, the National TB Control Programme is studying a new active case finding strategy, where TB screening is integrated into malnutrition screening campaigns. This innovative approach was piloted during a recent nutrition campaign.
WHO Regional Office for Europe and TDR are pleased to announce grant awards following the 2019-2020 call for applications for the Joint Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Nine projects from 6 countries in the WHO European Region have been selected for funding.
18 studies supported by TDR show how operational research helps public health programmes reach vulnerable populations. The research findings are already informing programmes funded by the Global Fund and PEPFAR.
cOAlition S is built around Plan S, which consists of 10 principles to ensure that the results from publicly-funded research, must be published in Open Access Journals, on Open Access Platforms, or made immediately available through Open Access Repositories without embargo.
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TDR, the Special Programme for Research and 66顺彩票app in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is a global programme of scientific collaboration established in 1975. Its focus is to improve the health and well-being of people burdened by infectious diseases of poverty through research and innovation. TDR is based at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO.