Which strategies best strengthen strategic decision making for resilient and responsive health systems at the district level in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania?
How to best support close-to-community providers in their critical interface role between health systems and communities
What are the best approaches to develop sustainable and equitable approaches to human resources for health, health financing and governance in post conflict health systems?
What are the most strategic approaches to building capacity for gender equity analysis in health systems?
Determine the best health systems approaches for:
1. Improved planning and delivery of integrated programmes;
2. Increased and sustained access to NTD drugs;
3. Harmonised inter-sectoral approach; and
4. Strong and generalisable evidence base for integrated elimination and control of NTDs.
What should be the content of a toolkit to assess and monitor morbidity and disability across NTDs?
An evaluation of the effectiveness of the trachoma surveillance strategy and the use of alternative diagnostic indicators to validate the elimination of blinding trachoma in Ghana
To determine if PCR or serology techniques are better than TF for assessing Trachoma prevalence during the surveillance phase of Trachoma Elimination Programs.
Determine the age prevalence of LF antibody following MDA to inform surveillance strategies. Yaws and trachoma testing will also occur during the survey.
Randomized Control Trial Comparing Efficacy of a Single Dose of Treatment of Yaws with 20 mg/kg Versus 30 mg/kg of Azithromycin
Non-inferiority study comparing a 20mg/kg dosing strategy of azithromycin to a 30mg/kg dosing strategy in the treatment of yaws