Monitoring and Supervising the Annual Mass Drug Administration for Neglected Tropical Diseases in Ethiopia using a Rapid Coverage Survey Tool: A Case Study

25 Jun 2018

Annual Mass Drug Administration (MDA) is one of the strategies used to combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) such as trachoma, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH).

Assessing the Long-Term Outcome of the Two Most Commonly Used Surgical Procedures to Treat Trachomatous Trichiasis in Ethiopia: A Case Study

31 May 2018

Trachoma is the leading cause of preventable and irreversible blindness worldwide, and is caused by repeated ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct).

The Chagas Hub: Tackling Chagas disease in the United Kingdom

25 Apr 2018

April 14th marked World Chagas Day, an awareness day for a neglected tropical disease that is endemic across most of Latin America.  As awareness raising days go it's not one which registers highly in the UK.

The Mangyan and MDA: Uncovering Social Barriers in Mindoro Oriental

28 Mar 2018

In order to get the right answers, you have to ask the right questions. This sounds like common sense, but sometimes it can be easier said than done, particularly when the right questions do not appear to be related to the greater research question.

What We Learned about COR-NTD 2017 from the Participant Survey

08 Feb 2018

400 participants. 28 breakout sessions. 14 innovations. 500 tweets. 5,000 engagements with the mobile app.

In Step Towards 2020

15 Dec 2017

Newly Released Scorecard Marks Progress in the Fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases