We looked inside some of the tweets by @DNDi and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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The long-term treatment success of visceral #leishmaniasis patients who also have HIV is complicated by a high relapse rate. A study in Ethiopia tested the safety and effectiveness of secondary prophylaxis to prevent relapses @PLOSNTDs:
"Research on paediatric #HIV treatment should help address challenges experienced by national HIV programmes." Our Project Manager @Drwales_ speaks about how science can support implementation at the Kenyan Paediatric and Adolescent Planning Meeting.
For 50 years, we have treated Chagas disease with a 2-month course of benznidazole. Researchers now find that 2 works as well - while much better tolerated by patients. Important medical innovation is not just what can be patented @DNDi
“If we put the people at the centre, we will always be successful.” Thank you Dr @mwelentuli, Director of @WHO #NTDs, for your inspiring presentation to our team and your support for R&D and innovation in public health!
Get it while it's piping hot! Synthetic intermediate available from @DNDi @MrBenGP for researchers wanting to contribute to open mycetoma #drugdiscovery #issuecomment-473235937" target="_blank">https://github.com/OpenSourceMycetoma/Series-1-Fenarimols/issues/2#issuecomment-473235937 … #OpenScience @_breakinggood @ElsTorreele @WuXi_AppTec
#Chagas disease could be cured with a 2-week course of drugs instead of the current 60-day regimen, according to new research led by @DNDi. John Kelly speaks to @Telegraph about how the shorter treatment could encourage more patients to comply. More 👇
Congratulations to the amazing teams of @DNDi and @ndl_kenya Lea Toto Nyumbani, for the promising results in the @UNITAID experimentation for a paediatric formula for treating HIV, to save more children's lives.France is proud to be involved @FranceinKenya
The results of the BENDITA study, presented today by DNDi, @ISGlobalorg & CEADES at #JornadaChagas2019, could help eliminate one of the barriers to #Chagas treatment scale up and bring new hope for people with this silent disease. https://bit.ly/2O1dV7w
"We have signed agreements with Kenya that will focus on research around illnesses including neglected diseases." French president Emmanuel Macron speaks at a a town hall meeting in Nairobi. #NTDs #KenyaFranceRelations
Chagas disease could be cured with a two-week course of drugs instead of the current 60-day regimen
"These results bring new hope for people living with this silent disease and could change the reality of access to treatment in endemic countries." Dr Sergio Sosa Estani, our Head of Chagas programme, explains results of #Chagas study presented today. Watch explainer video!
Thank you @ISNTD_Press for awarding our film about the development of a new drug for #sleepingsickness the prize at the #ISNTDFestival. We couldn't have done it without the brilliant work of our filmmakers @scholars_dbn - thank you! https://www.dndi.org/fexifilm
Leah La Framboise @DNDi introduces the beautiful #globalhealth #film "A doctor's dream: a pill for sleeping sickness", charting the extraordinary research & advocacy leading to the discovery of an oral treatment for sleeping sickness #trypanosomiasis http://isntdfestival.com/dndi/4594561684
"What kind of girl is this? She is good for nothing." When #kalaazar survivor Ruby showed symptoms of disfiguring #PDKL, her mother-in-law and husband rejected her. A report on women in Bihar with #leishmaniasis facing stigma and financial difficulty. https://bit.ly/2VOVghV
What happens when a disfiguring disease strikes poor, lowly educated women who also have to battle the challenges of migration? The psychological trauma is just as acute as the medical. My piece in @Indiatogether Thanks to @DNDi for facilitating this story of vulnerability