DNDi: 10 Years Later, What Has Been Achieved
Interview with Prof. Marcel Tanner

Prof. Marcel Tanner is Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and Chair of the Board of Directors of DNDi. He gives his thoughts and analysis of the past 10 years of DNDi’s activities, achievements, and challenges.


Upcoming events

June 4-5, 2013
A Decade of R&D for Neglected Diseases in Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

On the occasion of DNDi’s 10th anniversary, DNDi and founding partner KEMRI bring together key African decision-makers and public health actors for this special event to explore the challenges and opportunities for research & development for neglected diseases in Africa - past and future!
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Connect to Fight Neglect
A Decade of Medical Innovations for Neglected Patients

 A decade ago, research and development (R&D) for neglected diseases was at a standstill. At the time, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was experiencing firsthand in the field what it meant to be unable to treat patients with neglected diseases – because treatments did not exist or were inadequate.
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MSF/Doctors Without Borders:
Interview with Dr Unni Karunakara

Dr Unni Karunakara gives a clear overview of why MSF created DNDi in 2003, its achievements over the ten past years, and challenges for the future.

Institut Pasteur:
Interview with Alice Dautry

Alice Dautry, Executive Director of the institute, gives an overview of 10 years of collaboration with DNDi.

Fiocruz:
Interview with Dr Paulo Gadelha

Dr Paulo Gadelha is President of Fiocruz in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He speaks about the Fiocruz and DNDi collaboration over the past ten years for the development of products and technologies to combat neglected diseases.

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI):
Interview with Dr Solomon Mpoke

Dr Solomon Mpoke, Director of KEMRI, talks about the collaboration between KEMRI and DNDi since its creation, in particular regarding visceral leishmaniasis (VL) via the LEAP platform, and the public health impact its results have had in Kenya for VL patients.

WHO-TDR:
Interview of John Reeder

John Reeder, Director of TDR, gives an overview of 10 years of DNDi's activities and future perspectives on collaboration.

Ministry of Health of Malaysia:
Interview with Dr. Lokman

The Ministry of Health of Malaysia was a founding partner of DNDi. Dr Lokman gives an overview of 10 years of collaboration between DNDi and the MoH.