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Parasites Without Borders at ASTMH 2022 Annual Meeting

Earlier this month, members of the Parasites Without Borders team traveled from New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Glasgow, Scotland to Seattle, Washington for the ASTMH 71st Annual Meeting at the Seattle Convention Center.

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Parasite Without Borders Sponsors Upcoming ASTMH Annual Meeting

For the first time in three years, the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) will be holding their Annual Meeting in-person. Thousands of doctors, scientists, researchers, members of academia, nonprofit organizations, and more will gather at the Seattle Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, Sunday, October 30th through Wednesday, November 3rd, for the 71st ASTMH conference.

People of Uganda

Parasites Without Borders Raises $50,000 To Help Reopen FIMRC’s Project Bududa, Uganda Site

With a mission to bring healthcare resources to underserved communities, New York City-based global health nonprofit, Parasites Without Borders (PWB), raised $50,000 to help reopen the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children’s (FIMRC) Project Bududa, Uganda site. Due to the pandemic, FIMRC had to stop in-person volunteer opportunities at their Bududa, Uganda site and therefore were lacking the necessary funds to continue operating the clinic.

Donate to Floating Doctors

Donate to Floating Doctors

Throughout August, September and October, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors. PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to Floating Doctors of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in healthcare delivery worldwide.

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). Project Bududa, Uganda site

Donate to Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Throughout May, June and July, donations made to Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be matched by the organization and donated to the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). The funds will go toward helping to reopen the nonprofit’s Project Bududa, Uganda site.

Donate to American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

Throughout February, March and April, donations made to Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be matched by the organization and donated to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) with a minimum pledged donation of $20,000 and a total gift of up to $40,000 for ASTMH. A portion of these funds will go to providing Travel Awards for three qualified female students, early-career investigators or scientists actively working in the tropical medicine field from low- and middle-income countries to attend the ASTMH 2022 Annual Meeting.

Donate to MicrobeTV

Throughout November, December, and January, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to MicrobeTV. PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 and will match all your donations, for a total gift to MicrobeTV of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to disseminating comprehensive, advanced education resources of basic and clinical information dealing with all aspects of global health, including Virology, Parasitology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Evolution, Microbiology, and more.

This Week in Virology with Vincent Racaniello

“This Week in Virology (TWiV)” Podcast Hits 800th Episode

This Week in Virology (TWiV), a podcast about viruses, has released its 800th episode. Started in September 2008 by two science professors at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), Vincent R. Racaniello, PhD and Dickson D. Despommier, PhD, the podcast has since garnered a cult following amongst physicians, scientists, medical students, medical workers, and everyday folks.

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Throughout August, September and October, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors. PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to Floating Doctors of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in healthcare delivery worldwide.

Donate to FIMRC

PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 to FIMRC and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to FIMRC of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to bring healthcare resources to medically underserved communities around the world.

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