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Transmission-Blocking Malaria Vaccine Gets Funding Boost

This malaria vaccine candidate is given to humans but targets mosquitoes, and clinical trials may commence in as little as four years.

From Industry To Non-Profit And Back

Tachi Yamada, chief medical & scientific officer of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, shares his journey from academia to industry, non-profit organizations and back, and why Asia is now the place to be.

The Gates Foundation In China: Where Funding Healthcare Innovation Is Serious Business

Dr. Ray Yip, country director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China, shares the triumphs and challenges of working with the Chinese government to provide better public health solutions in China.

GHIT Funds Grand Challenges

The GHIT Fund and the Gates Foundation have joined hands to tackle infectious diseases that plague the developing world.

Pfizer Awards US$850,000 Grant To Combat Smoking In China

The grant builds on tobacco control work in China previously funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Sentinext Secures US$14 Million For HFMD Vaccine

Sentinext's latest round of funding will see the development of their hand, foot and mouth disease vaccine to Phase I clinical trials.

Three Institute Collaboration Releases 3,000 Rice Genomes

A collaborative effort between the CAAS, BGI and the IRRI has published the genomes of 3,000 rice varieties, amounting to 13.4 terabytes worth of data.

Fosun Pharma Granted License For TB Alliance Drug

The public-private partnership between the Gates Foundation, TB alliance and Fosun Pharma aims to develop and commercialize a new TB drug in China.

First Made-In-China Vaccine Prequalified By WHO

A new vaccine against Japanese encephalitis has been added by the World Health Organization (WHO) to its list of prequalified medicines.

17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.