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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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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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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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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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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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Eliminate Dengue Vietnam gains support through ongoing engagement with schools


In April 2016, the Eliminate Dengue Project in Vietnam (EDPV) began a cohort study in Nha Trang city.
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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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Eliminate Dengue Colombia expands field trials into Los Sauces, Maruchenga and Nueva Jerusalén


Eliminate Dengue Colombia is continuing the fight against mosquito-borne viruses in Paris as well as expanding into Los Sauces, Maruchenga and Nueva Jerusalén.
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Tracking dengue transmission in Nha Trang


In 2015, our Vietnamese team began preparing for the next stage of our research in Nha Trang. This involved monitoring the mosquito population,...
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Most mosquitoes in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello now carry Wolbachia


After nearly 3 years working with the community in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello, most Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the area now carry Wolbachia bacteria.
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Wolbachia found to reduce Zika virus in Brazilian Aedes aegypti mosquitoes


New research confirms the ability of naturally occurring Wolbachia bacteria to reduce Zika virus in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes,...
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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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Research expands in Rio de Janeiro


A year after the first release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in South America, our Brazilian team has successfully expanded field trials in Rio de Janeiro.
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