Achieving and sustaining elimination: How the Geshiyaro Project might shape the future of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths programmes
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).
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.
Finger prints, tablets and WASH - Can research innovations protect two million people in Ethiopia from parasitic worms?
In our lifetime, these diseases that have been plagues of humankind since antiquity can become but a memory.
This post describes discussions held at the annual meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), held November 13-17, 2016, in Atlanta, GA.
This entry was originally posted in Cross-Talk, a publication of COUNTDOWN.