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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).
Access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a fundamental human right. Improvements in health and increasing life expectancy across much of the world can be attributed to investments that improve environmental conditions and healthy behaviors.
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Research Spotlight – Development of Tools to Re-Orient Social Mobilization Strategies to Close the Coverage-Compliance Gap
It sounds simple – we ask entire communities to take medications periodically, provided free of charge, to protect themselves and their community from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
As its name connotes, the African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP) started small.
The 1st International Conference on NTDs (IncoNTD) in Africa is jointly organized by the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD), the Kenya Ministry of Health (MoH), and the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and will
Dr. Ye Min Htet is currently a Humphrey Fellow at the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center (NTD-SC), assisting the research team.