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Protecting the Pacific from mosquito-borne diseases


On 12 August, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was in Suva to officially launch the Eliminate Dengue Program’s new partnership...
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Australian Foreign Minister announces partnership with Sri Lanka


On 20 July 2017, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced a new research partnership between the Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) and the...
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WHO Vector Control Response highlights critical importance of innovation


Support from WHO member states for innovative technologies in the Global Vector Control Response 2017-2030.  
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Melinda Gates: technology that saves lives


The village of Kricak in Yogyakarta welcomed a special visit in April from Melinda Gates, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) CEO Sue...
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WHO report highlights importance of self-sustaining Wolbachia method in tackling tropical disease


The Eliminate Dengue Program welcomes a new report released last week by the World Health Organization (WHO) at the Global Partners’ Meeting...
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India joins Australian dengue project


Australia's Eliminate Dengue project is being expanded to India, considered the epicentre of the global dengue epidemic. The project involves...
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Eliminate Dengue global program expands to partner with India


On 7 February 2016, the Eliminate Dengue Program announced a new project to combat dengue and other mosquito-borne viruses in India. The...
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Program Newsletter - Dec 2016


 Follow our research Australia: Aussie science continues to show strong signs of success Brazil: Eliminate Dengue Brazil plans for expansion...
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Preparations underway for expansion into Nha Trang city in 2017


Eliminate Dengue Vietnam has submitted a proposal to the Vietnam Ministry of Health to expand its trials from Tri Nguyen Island to two pilot sites...
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Eliminate Dengue Brazil plans for expansion


Eliminate Dengue Brazil is planning to expand its activities after reporting positive results in two pilot studies and obtaining approval from the...
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Scientists to Deploy Millions of Mosquitoes in Fight Against Zika


“Wolbachia could be a revolutionary form of protection against mosquito-borne disease,” said Dr. Trevor Mundel, president of the global...
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Ambitious experiment plans to release bacteria-bearing mosquitoes at large scale


Researchers have used the bacteria, known as Wolbachia, in trials in places including Australia and Brazil in recent years. But those efforts were...
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Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia


Scientists are planning to release an army of millions of modified mosquitoes in areas of Brazil and Colombia.
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Brazil and Colombia to scale up bacterial fight against Zika and dengue


Health authorities in Colombia and Brazil will launch large-scale mosquito-control campaigns using a using naturally occurring bacteria known as...
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Zika trial 'has saved us' Queensland doctor says, as program prepares for major expansion


Australian scientists are preparing for an international expansion of a program, already hailed as a saviour in Townsville, that stops mosquitoes...
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Mosquitos to be infected with bacteria in fight against Zika virus


Mosquitoes in two large areas of Brazil and Colombia are to be infected with bacteria that deprive them of the ability to transmit viruses, in an...
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Promising results in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello are paving the way for expansion in 2017


A press conference held on 22 October by Eliminate Dengue Colombia has revealed that after ten months of releases, 90% of the Aedes aegypti...
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Douglas Shire Expansion


The Douglas Shire community in Far North Queensland has thrown their support behind the Eliminate Dengue Program, becoming the most recent...
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Awareness raising critical for large scale efficacy study in Yogyakarta city


Dengue is still very much a burden for the people of Yogyakarta. In October this year, the number of dengue cases in Yogyakarta overtook...
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Measuring the impact of Wolbachia in controlling the transmission of viruses


Following recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) in March and April this year, a...
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