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October

Sri Lanka Site Completes Treatment Milestone in LEDoxy Study

On Saturday, October 10, USAID and staff from the Neglected Tropic Disease Support Center at the Task Force for Global Health had a virtual end-of-study celebration Zoom call with the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, to commemorate their completion of treatment and follow up of their patients in the LEDoxy study. This multicentre study aims to evaluate the usefulness of additional doxycycline treatment in the clinical management of moderate lymphedema, comparing it against the standard-of-care (limb hygiene) alone.

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October

PAHO Partnership Promotes Disease Elimination in the Americas

The Task Force for Global Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have signed an agreement to accelerate disease elimination efforts among PAHO’s member states across North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. PAHO is the Americas regional office for the World Health Organization. 

 

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15
October

Mass Drug Administration Resumes in Nigeria & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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09
September

Myanmar Eliminates Trachoma, Togo Eliminates Sleeping Sickness as Public Health Problems & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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August

It's World Mosquito Day (& Other NTD News)!

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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July

WHO Releases Interim NTD Guidance, Trichiasis Cases Down 74% since 2002 & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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02
July

Select Campaigns Resume with Safety Measures for COVID-19 & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

 

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June

WHO Launches Webinar Series Leading Up to Road Map Launch & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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June

WHO Issues Operational Guidance for the COVID-19 Context & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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May

Sleeping Sickness Film Wins Grand Prix in WHO Inaugural Film Festival, Diagnostic Technical Advisory Report Released & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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