Schistosomiasis

Small Grants, Big Impact: Dr. Humphrey Mazigo, Mwanza, Tanzania

11 Oct 2017

In May 2017,  ARNTD, USAID, and COR-NTD announced the first-ever grantees of the African Researchers' Small Grants program.

Collaboration Drives Efforts To End Neglected Tropical Diseases

24 Apr 2017

In our lifetime, these diseases that have been plagues of humankind since antiquity can become but a memory.

Where are the worms?

01 Feb 2017

The $18 billion worth of drug donations and operational money committed by drug companies and international agencies as part of the global effort to control or eliminate NTDs was a strong statement of intent from the 2012

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.

Neglected tropical diseases: Getting “lost in the WASH” no longer!

12 Dec 2016

This entry was originally posted in Cross-Talk, a publication of COUNTDOWN.

Sensitive test brings good news, bad news for schistosomiasis researchers

01 Dec 2016

A new assay for detecting schistosomiasis is forcing international experts to reassess progress toward eliminating this disease, which afflicts people in some of the world’s most impoverished places.

Keynote: Relieving Human Suffering through Partnership and Perseverance

10 Nov 2016

Remarks by Jimmy Carter, originally published by The Carter Center. Photos by Michael Schwarz.

The Race to 2020: It’s Paved with OR.

09 Nov 2016

I’m a runner, many of you know that about me. You’ve seen me, shoes in hand at a hotel in Bamako, Decatur, or Sydney.  I love running because all you need is your shoes, your running path or map, and you’re on your way! No equipment, no membership.

Panel - Translating Operational Research into Program Implementation

31 Oct 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).

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.”

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