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Moves to boost statistical capabilities for post-2015 development goals should include disabled people, says Sue Coe.
The decoded genome is aiding efforts to find drugs against a parasite that infects almost 600 million poor people.
Field tests are underway in Senegal as lab results show prawns cut numbers of the snails that transmit the parasite.
The disease persists in Pakistan but, as this audio slideshow reveals, the Taliban is targeting vaccination work.
The charity hopes other organisations will do likewise and this will bring health benefits to vulnerable communities.
The expert panel has been criticised for choosing feasible rather than novel ideas for neglected disease research.
No one seems to know what is driving a trend of declining funding in public-private drug research partnerships.
But Shanchol may be weaker than it seems as it was tested on people who may already have resistance, says expert.
Research projects with a new take on neglected diseases will be shortlisted for a WHO scheme this week.
The head of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance discusses how HIV programmes hold lessons for other health agendas.
Social media can aid global health, but they also present many risks, according to a World Health Summit session.
Paraguayan and Uruguayan researchers hope to make a cheap diagnostic test to stop mothers infecting their babies.