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Conversation with Dr. Esmael Habtamu Ali on World Sight Day

14 Oct 2021
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World Sight Day, celebrated annually on the second Thursday of October, brings global awareness to vision impairment and blindness.

Video: Impact of the AFRO Mapping Project: A Country Perspective from South Sudan

07 May 2021
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In this video, Makoy Samuel Yibi, Director for Guinea Worm Eradication, Preventive Chemotherapy, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Acting Manager for National Malaria Control ProgramMinistry of Health - RSS, Juba, describes the impact the AFRO Mapping Project has made on neglected tro

FGS Prevention in Côte D'Ivoire

05 May 2021
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Research Pilot to Effectively and Sustainably Integrate FGS Preventive Treatment Into the National Health System

LF Pill Pack: A Cure for Misinformation

05 May 2021
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How the winning idea of the NTD Hackathon was born

 

Q&A with Maria Rebollo on the WHO/AFRO Mapping Project

04 May 2021

The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases is pleased to announce the publication of transformational research, “Baseline M

Pooled effort to tackle pooled testing: modern software for analysis of molecular xenomonitoring data

22 Mar 2021

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.

Meet Researcher Ashley Souza

08 Feb 2021

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.

Neglected Tropical Disease-What are they, why should you care and what can you do?

04 Feb 2021

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.” 

How a Modest Investment is Supporting Homegrown Science in Benin and Beyond

28 Jan 2021

This content is a spotlight of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program. It was originally published on USAID's Medium blog.

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