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Eliminate Dengue in Colombia


In March, with the endorsement of the Municipal Secretary of Health Office in Medellin, the team from the Program for the Study and Control of...
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Wolbachia levels continue to rise


With the continued support of householders on Tri Nguyen Island the first field trial of our Wolbachia method to control dengue in Vietnam is...
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Wolbachia levels increase on Tri Nguyen Island


After 11 weeks of releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia, our monitoring result indicates 59% of mosquitoes on Tri...
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2013 Annual Meeting held in Indonesia


The eighth annual meeting of the Eliminate Dengue Program was held in Bali, Indonesia from 9-11 May 2013. The meeting was officially opened by Prof...
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A promising start to our research in Vietnam


After releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia once a week for four weeks on Tri Nguyen island our monitoring tells us that over...
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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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First trial begins in Vietnam


On 3rd April the Eliminate Dengue project in Vietnam began the first trial of the Wolbachia dengue control method in that country. The trial is...
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Mobilisation Workshop, Nha Trang


Following approval by the Ministry of Health in Vietnam (October 2012) and support from residents on Tri Nguyen Island to undertake a trial of the...
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Trial to commence on Tri Nguyen Island from April 2013


The Ministry of Health in Vietnam has officially approved a release of Wolbachia Aedes aegypti on Tri Nguyen Island, 2kms from the port of Nha...
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Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) announces Eliminate Dengue partnership in Brazil


Paulo Gadelha, president of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation told a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, that the Foundation would work with the...
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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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Feasibility study for new project


Following successful trials of the Eliminate Dengue method in Australia the program is about to begin a new project in Brazil. Eliminate Dengue...
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Indonesian collaboration


In July 2011 the Eliminate Dengue Program entered into a collaboration with Yayasan Tahija (YT) and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta,...
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Cross Border Consultation Workshop, Vietnam


The Eliminate Dengue Vietnam project hosted a one-day Cross Border Consultation workshop on Wednesday 24 August 2011 with participants from...
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Risk assessment workshop, Vietnam


A two-day risk assessment workshop was held in Hanoi to elicit opinions from 29 independent scientists, experts and community representatives on...
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Move to Monash for O'Neill/McGraw lab


In June 2011, Eliminate Dengue Program Leader, Professor Scott O'Neill took up the position of Dean of Science at Monash University, Melbourne....
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Visit to Cairns field site by Vietnamese collaborators


In addition to developing the Wolbachia method in Australia the project is also working with local scientists and field sites in Vietnam where we...
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Ethical Social Cultural Grant, Vietnam - Successful workshop in Hanoi


The first introduction workshop was held in Hanoi on Tuesday 28 July to educate senior Ministry of Health officials on the concepts and future...
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Community Engagement - ESC Grant


Recently our community engagement activities have expanded in Vietnam through the award of an additional grant from the University of Toronto that...
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Characterization of the Aedes aegypti population on an island field site in Vietnam


We have now assessed the long-term seasonal abundance and spatial distribution of Ae. aegypti as a precursor to the development of a vector control...
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