World Sight Day, celebrated annually on the second Thursday of October, brings global awareness to vision impairment and blindness.
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
Research Pilot to Effectively and Sustainably Integrate FGS Preventive Treatment Into the National Health System
How the winning idea of the NTD Hackathon was born
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
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.
This blog was originally posted by the AIM Initiative: https://aiminitiative.org/testing-integrated-
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.