Pooled effort to tackle pooled testing: modern software for analysis of molecular xenomonitoring data
Elimination campaigns for neglected tropical diseases call for specialised surveillance methods. In any elimination campaign, the effort required to find residual infections increases dramatically as prevalence approaches zero.
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Ashley Souza is the Diagnostics Manager for the NTD Support Center at The Task Force for Global Health. In this role, she provides project management and technical support for the NTD Support Center’s diagnostics portfolio.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) include several parasitic, viral, and bacterial diseases that cause substantial illness. . . . Affecting the world’s poorest people, NTDs impair physical and cognitive development.”
This content is a spotlight of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program. It was originally published on USAID's Medium blog.
This blog was originally published by Sightsavers, and describes a study funded through COR-NTD (
This article was originally published on Medium.
For millions of women living on the African continent, two of the greatest health concerns – schistosomiasis and HIV – overlap.
Achieving and sustaining elimination: How the Geshiyaro Project might shape the future of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths programmes
In the Wolaita zone in southern Ethiopia a research initiative is underway to assess strategies to achieve transmission break for schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths (STH).