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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Prd, No. 03.1: Drugs Against Parasitic Diseases ; R and D Methodologies and Issues Discoveries and Drug Development  
Author: World Health Organization
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Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Prd, No. 03.1. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Viewed globally, parasitic diseases pose an increasing threat to human health and welfare. Leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis continue as a cause of suffering for many millions of people in both tropical and subtropical zones of the world and in the last 25 years, malaria has made a comeback and remains one of the greatest threats to the health and economic prosperity of mankind.

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CONTENTS Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Scope of the book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 SECTION I: Global picture of antiparasitic drugs and need for control strategies. Economic and patent issues Robert Ridley (Geneva, Switzerland): The need for new approaches to tropical disease drug discovery and development for improved control strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Patrice Trouiller (Grenoble, France): Drug development and registration for parasitic diseases: what are the barriers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Mamadou Traoré (Brussels, Belgium): Role of endemic countries in research and development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Palle Jakobsen (Bagsvaerd, Denmark): Patent policy and strategies for tropical diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 SECTION II: How to discover novel targets for pharmacological intervention Alister Craig (Liverpool, UK) with Paul Horrocks, Sharen Bowman, Susan Kyes, Andrew Waters: Entering the post-genomic era of malaria research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Sara Melville (Cambridge, UK): Characterisation and sequencing of the Trypanosoma brucei genome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 David Parry-Smith (Cambridge, UK): Overview of bioinformatics and applications in drug discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Pierre Casellas (Montpellier, France) with Pascale Cohen, Monsif Bouaboula, Omar Jbilo, Michel Bellis: DNA chips: applications in pharmacology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Christopher Gray (Basel, Switzerland): Bacterial targets and antibiotics: genome-based drug discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 C O N T E N T S 2 Drugs against parasitic diseases: R&D methodologies and issues • CONTENTS

 
 



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