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Ritah (center) with others from the workshop Dr. Tobi Nagel with workshop participants Team of participants working in the lab Celebrating successful phage isolation

Phages for Global Health

Org #37026
Vetted since 2016
2016
year founded
$75,539
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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

Project Leaders
Tobi Nagel
Tobi Nagel
Team
Tobi Nagel
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522
Organization Information
383 62ND St
Oakland, CA 94618
United States
650-888-5522

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Jun 16, 2020
Testimony from a Phage Workshop Participant
Last week one of the participants of our January 2020 East Africa Phage Workshop, Dr. Ritah Nakayinga, published an article about her experience in our training program and the impacts it's having on...
 
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