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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.

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.

The Word from ASTMH: Community Health Workers are the Eyes and Ears in Health Interventions

08 Feb 2017

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.

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.