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Finding nomadic communities: Sightsavers' research in action

08 Dec 2020

This blog was originally published by Sightsavers, and describes a study funded through COR-NTD (

COVID-19 and NTD innovation

19 Oct 2020

This post was originally published by Sighstavers.

The Importance of a Research Agenda for Female Genital Schistosomiasis

21 Nov 2019

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

19 Nov 2019

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).

Crossing the Finish Line: Sustaining Behavior Change for the Prevention and Elimination of NTDs

16 Nov 2019

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.

Research Spotlight – Development of Tools to Re-Orient Social Mobilization Strategies to Close the Coverage-Compliance Gap

04 Nov 2019

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).

IncoNTD: A Unique Opportunity for Stakeholders

17 Sep 2019

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

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