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Novartis Reports "Potential Game Changer" in Fight Against Malaria

Novartis reports that its KAE609 is the first antimalarial drug candidate with a novel mechanism of action to achieve positive clinical proof-of-concept in over 20 years.
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GSK Submits Malaria Vaccine Candidate for EMA Approval

GSK announced that it has submitted a regulatory filing to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S. RTS,S is intended for use against the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite, which is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It is estimated that malaria accounts for approximately 90% of deaths in SSA, of which 77% occur […]
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US Cuts Could Jeopardize Global Health Innovations, Says Report

Cuts to US global health and research programs for diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria risk derailing the innovations crucial to fighting these diseases, according a new report by the Global Health Technologies Coalition.
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Witty Proposes Price Cap for Poor Nations

GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty proposed Friday to slash drug prices in the world’s 50 poorest countries and reinvest 20 percent of the profits in bolstering local health care. In a speech at Harvard Medical School Friday, Witty said drug prices will be capped at 25 percent of what they cost in developed nations. He also […]
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