【About GHIT Fund】
GHIT Fund was established in 2013 for the purpose of developing medicines, vaccines, and diagnostics using Japanese technologies, knowledges and innovations aiming to control infectious diseases that threaten people especially in developing countries, for example tuberculosis, malaria, and neglected tropical diseases. Since the establishment of the GHIT Fund, we have contributed to the first and second phases of its activities3.
For more information, please visit GHIT Fund | Global Health Innovative Technology Fund
MMV is a leading product development partnership in the field of antimalarial drug research, development and delivery. Its mission is to reduce the burden of malaria in disease-endemic countries by discovering, developing and delivering new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs. MMV’s vision is a world in which these innovative medicines will cure and protect the vulnerable and under-served populations at risk of malaria, and help to ultimately eradicate this terrible disease.
For more information, please visit Medicines for Malaria Venture | Developing antimalarials to save lives
【About Nagasaki University】
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University aims to overcome tropical diseases, particularly infectious diseases, and the various health problems associated with them. Shionogi intends to establish Shionogi Infectious Disease Division as a collaborative research division at Institute of Tropical Medicine of Nagasaki University, and accelerate and facilitate drug discovery research for malaria.
For more information, please visit Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University (nagasaki-u.ac.jp)