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Phages for Global Health

Org #37026
Vetted since 2016
2016
year founded
$60,477
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Phages for Global Health facilitates the development of antibacterial phage products for developing countries. Natural Antibacterial Agents: Bacteriophages (phages) are bacteria-killing viruses that exist in the environment, on our food, and in our bodies, and they can be selected to target only specific bacteria while leaving other, helpful bacteria and human cells unharmed. Phages have been used as a standard component of medical practice in certain parts of the world for over 100 years, and they have exhibited remarkable safety and activity profiles. Most notably, phages are active against both antibiotic-resistant and antibiotic-sensitive bacteria -- a crucial feature in the midst of ou... read more

Projects (1)

Combating Antibiotic Resistance in Africa
Ghana / Health
 
Project Leaders
Tobi Nagel
Tobi Nagel
Team
Tobi Nagel
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5443409644
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5443409644

Project Reports

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Jul 18, 2019
West Africa Workshop Update
July 18, 2019Over the past 1 1/2 weeks, participants of the first West Africa Phage Workshop have successfully isolated phages from local sources in Ghana. They began by collecting samples...
Feb 19, 2019
Expanding into West Africa
Thanks to your support we have been able to expand our work from East Africa: on February 9 we launched the call for applications for our first Phage Workshop in West Africa. Even though the...
 
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