Progress

ASEAN Dengue Day 2018 at the World Mosquito Program


Dengue is a major public health burden globally, and has been the most rapidly-spreading mosquito-borne viral disease throughout Asia. Dengue...
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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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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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First release of Wolbachia mosquitoes has commenced in Yogyakarta City


New efforts to control dengue began on August 15, 2016 with the release of mosquitoes containing Wolbachia in the village of Kricak in Yogyakarta...
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Minister visits Gadjah Mada University (UGM) to review the success of Wolbachia research in Yogyakarta


Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, M. Nasir has visited Gadjah Mada University (UGM) to review results of the Eliminate Dengue Project (EDP) in Yogyakarta.
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Wolbachia increasing in Yogyakarta sites


Wolbachia is steadily increasing in the mosquito populations of Jomblangan and Singosaren, our most recent field trial sites in Indonesia. 
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Community joins release ceremony in Bantul


Community members and local governments welcomed the launch of field trials in the Bantul district of Yogyakarta this week
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Governor confirms support for Indonesian trials


The Governor of Yogyakarta has again highlighted the importance of Eliminate Dengue Indonesia’s research in Yogyakarta during a meeting with project leaders.
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Joining communities for national celebration


As people across Indonesia gathered to celebrate the country’s Independence Day in August, Eliminate Dengue Indonesia joined the communities...
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Preparation underway for next Yogyakarta trials


As we continue to see promising results in our first Indonesian field trial sites, we are now seeking community support for the release of...
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Indonesian trials continue to show promise


We are encouraged to see a high number of mosquitoes carrying Wolbachia in Nogotirto and Kronggahan, approximately four months after we began releasing Wolbachia mosquitoes in these communities.
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Results show Yogyakarta trials are on track


After three months of releasing Wolbachia mosquitoes in Nogotirto and Kronggahan, the number of mosquitoes that carry Wolbachia is continuing to rise.
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Bill Gates visits Indonesian research team


American entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates visited the Eliminate Dengue project in Indonesia last month, to see the progress of the...
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Encouraging results in Indonesian trial


The latest results of our first field trials in Indonesia appear promising, with around one third of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in our release areas carrying Wolbachia.
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Eruption delays release of Wolbachia mosquitoes


As the clean-up of volcanic ash continues across Yogyakarta, we have paused the release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in our Nogotirto and Kronggahan...
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Monitoring begins as Indonesian releases continue


We have now completed our third weekly release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in areas of Nogotirto and Kronggahan. With ongoing community support, we...
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Communities show support for mosquito releases


A field trial has begun this week in the communities of Nogotirto and Kronggahan, in the Sleman district of Yogyakarta. The trial involves...
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Indonesia's first trial begins


With the support of communities and approval from regulators, Indonesia’s first field trial of the Eliminate Dengue method has begun in...
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Project collaborators meet in Yogyakarta


In early May Eliminate Dengue lead scientist, Prof Scott O’Neill traveled to Yogyakarta, Indonesia accompanied by program funding partners...
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MoU signed with the Government of Yogyakarta


On 3rd August 2012 the Governor of Yogyakarta, in a clear show of support for the research project initiated a Memorandum of Understanding...
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