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Innovation: Expanding the Fight Against Malaria

When your goal is just to reduce illness and death caused by malaria, you’re likely to focus most of your energy on Plasmodium falciparum – the deadliest and most common parasite behind the disease. But when you’re trying to end malaria for good – eradicate it from the face of our planet – you have to tackle malaria in all its forms, including P. vivax. This presents additional challenges that require innovation.

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Bold Ideas to Tackle Health & Development Problems – Announcing The Next Wave of Grand Challenges Explorations Winners

Today we announce 51 Grand Challenges Explorations awardees from 16 countries reflecting lessons learned from the past 15 years.

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Innovation: Taking the Neglect out of Neglected Diseases, Part II

Dr. Sara Lustigman's Grand Challenges Explorations grant involving the development of infective larvae of parasitic filarial worms through to adulthood using three-dimensional tissue modles.

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Strong Minds for Stronger Adolescent and Young Mothers

The opportunity to put a dent in maternal morbidity by facilitating stronger minds for adolescent and young mothers is substantial. You can find out more about the challenge here.

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Big Ideas from Grand Challenges Explorations New Wave of Awardees

Great Ideas Come from Everywhere, 28 Grand Challenges Explorations projects from 11 countries are part of today's Gates Foundation's announcement.

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