Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust was established in 1936 and headquartered in London, UK. The mission of Wellcome Trust is to foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health. The Wellcome Trust has an endowment of more than 16 billion British Pounds and The Wellcome Trust supports and funds the sequencing of the human genome at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, development of a malaria drug, and other research projects. Wellcome Trust fully supports open access of research papers and reports.

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World at risk: How malaria, dengue could spread due to climate change

Up to 8.4 billion people could be at risk of dengue and malaria at the end of the century if emissions keep rising at current levels. But even in a best-case scenario in which we reduce emissions billions could still be affected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox: Is history repeating itself?

Dr. Emmanuel Nakoune and Dr. Piero Olliaro lead monkeypox research in the Central African Republic, where the disease is endemic. We speak to them about their experiences, challenges, and why we continue to see the same problems ...


This is how flooding can impact health

Flooding is devastating in every aspect: from property and infrastructure damage to loss of life and wider health impacts. As flooding becomes increasingly common for more people in a warming world, we look at its repercussions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why can't I sleep? The benefits of good sleep hygiene

Good sleep and circadian health are interdependent and can impact our physical and mental well-being. But, around 62% of adults worldwide say they don't sleep well. And more than 40% say their sleep has gotten worse in the ...


How climate affects health

Over the last few years, we've seen that rising temperatures and extreme weather events can significantly affect the health of people around the world.


What we can learn from HIV to help end this pandemic

COVID-19 isn't the first time the world has had to deal with a global pandemic—and it won't be the last. But lessons learned from previous disease outbreaks, such as HIV/AIDS, play a key role in providing the tools and ...

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