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TEG contribute to EU Ebola consortium

TEG staff are pleased to be part of an international consortium funded by the EU which will assess the use of convalescent blood of Ebola survivors to treat patients infected with the virus. The consortium is being led by the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp.

For more information on the study please see the official press release.

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Congratulations to Professor Vikram Patel and Dr Andrew Bastawrous

We are delighted for our collaborators Professor Vikram Patel and Dr Andrew Bastawrous who have each received prestigious awards for their contributions to the field of global mental health and eye health respectively.

Professor Vikram Patel has been awarded the Institute of Medicine Sarnet Prize for his contribution to improving International Mental Health care in developing countries.

Dr Andrew Bastawrous has been awarded the Mazda Prize for his Eye Bake project. The project started as a humble travel blog and has now evolved into a fundraising initiative for eye surgery in Kenya through a health-conscious bakery. http://eyebakekenya.com/

Congratulations to both Vikram and Andrew, TEG look forward to our future collaborations.

Publication of the month

Merle C.S, Fielding K., Sow O.B, Gninafon M., Lo M.B, Mthiyane T., Odhiambo J., Amukoye E., Bah B., Kassa F.,  N’Diaye A., Rustomjee R., de Jong B.C, Horton J., Perronne C., Sismanidis C., Lapujade O., Olliaro P.L and Lienhardt C. A Four-Month Gatifloxacin-Containing Regimen for Treating Tuberculosis N Engl J Med 2014; 371:1588-1598, October 23, 2014. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1315817

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