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Fighting mosquito-borne diseases in Fiji


Mosquitoes with Wolbachia have been released for the first time in Fiji, in an effort to significantly reduce the burden of mosquito-borne...
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First adult mosquitoes with Wolbachia released in Port Vila, Vanuatu


The first releases of adult mosquitoes in Port Vila this week marked an important step towards the implementation of the World Mosquito...
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Sustainable Development Goals: recognising the World Mosquito Program's global approach


The World Mosquito Program (WMP) is proud to be acknowledged in the Australian Government’s 2018 Report on the Implementation of the...
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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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The New Zealand Government joins the fight against dengue fever in Fiji


Mosquito borne-diseases are a health concern for people living in Fiji. In 2017, approximately 2,200 dengue cases were reported in Fiji. Between...
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Bringing our self-sustaining solution to Mexico


The World Mosquito Program (WMP), in partnership with Baja California Sur Health authorities, were pleased to officially announce today that La Paz...
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New Caledonia to protect against mosquito-borne diseases


The WMP is excited to announce that New Caledonia will be the fourth country in the Pacific Islands to join our global initiative to protect communities from mosquito-borne diseases.
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Taking our Wolbachia method to mainland Vietnam


Since August 2016, our team in Vietnam has been collecting background data and conducting meetings with ward, city and provincial leaders to...
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Advancing the World Mosquito Program's Wolbachia method in Brazil


Eliminate Dengue Brazil, part of the World Mosquito Program, has announced plans for further large-scale releases of Wolbachia carrying mosquitoes...
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Introducing the World Mosquito Program


Eliminate Dengue has changed over the years. Since launching our research trials in northern Queensland in 2011, we’ve rapidly expanded...
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Tackling mosquito-borne diseases in 10 countries


Mosquitoes are prevalent in tropical and sub-tropical areas like the Pacific and Asia. This has led to a long history of mosquito-borne diseases...
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Green light for Colombian expansion


The growth of our project in Colombia comes after promising results from small-scale trials. Following extensive consultation with health...
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Our self-sustaining Wolbachia method in action


After six years of working in northern Queensland communities, long-term monitoring by our researchers show that Wolbachia is self-sustaining at...
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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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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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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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