Social Science

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.

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).

iChord – Improving Community Health Outcomes through Research and Dialogue: A New Approach to Community Engagement in Global Health

25 Jul 2018

There are many factors to keep in mind while planning for mass drug administration (MDA) of preventative chemotherapy for neglected tropical diseases (PC-NTDs). Acquiring the drugs is only the first step – or the “first mile” in supply chain lingo.