Novartis renews drug donation of Egaten ® (triclabendazole) until 2022
Novartis reaffirms its commitment to the fight against liver fluke (fascioliasis), signing a renewed memorandum of understanding with the World Health Organization (WHO) to extend its drug donation for Egaten® (triclabendazole) until 2022. Egaten is currently the only treatment for fascioliasis recommended by the WHO and is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Compound in trendy goji berries could treat deadly tropical diseases
Researchers from Cardiff University found that the compound attacks the coating of the parasites responsible for the life-threatening infections schistosomiasis and  fascioliasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compound in trendy goji berries could treat two deadly tropical diseases
Researchers from Cardiff University found that the compound attacks the coating of the parasites responsible for the life-threatening infections schistosomiasis and  fascioliasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plan of Action for the Elimination of Neglected Infectious Diseases and Post-Elimination Actions 2016-2022
World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization. 07/07/2016 This 33-page document, prepared for the 68th Session of the Regional Committee of the World Health Organization for the Americas in September 2016, provides a six-year Plan of Action for neglected infectious diseases (NIDs) that proposes up-to-date lines of action to reduce morbidity, disability, and mortality; and to more rapidly advance efforts to eliminate NIDs as public health problems and stop NID transmission. It will address the surveillance, management, control, and elimination of 13 diseases: blinding trachoma, Chagas disease, cystic echinococ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Fascioliasis: A Rare Cause of Liver AbscessFascioliasis: A Rare Cause of Liver Abscess
This rare case describes a patient who presented with a liver abscess associated with fascioliasis. Would you recognize it? Postgraduate Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news