Gender

Motivating Community Drug Distributors in the fight against NTDs

16 Dec 2016

“There’s many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip,” an old proverb says. For the large-scale mass drug administration campaigns delivering pills to prevent or treat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), this is both literally and figuratively the case.

Chagas prevention must focus on mothers, experts say

08 Dec 2016

Go to the mothers. That’s what health workers must do to control and eliminate Chagas disease from the 21 Latin American countries where it is a persistent, often silent, scourge.

Panel - Women and Girls in Focus

01 Nov 2016

This entry describes a panel discussion to take place at the annual meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD). Questions for the panel are welcome and can be sent to ctoledo@taskforce.org.

COR-NTD Is Coming Together

12 Oct 2016

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter once said, “You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.”