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22
April

The Gambia Eliminates Trachoma & 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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08
April

In Memorium – Dr Bagrey Ngwira

We note with sadness the following news shared by the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis.

 

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08
April

New Publication Offers Guidance for NTD Mapping and Intervention Strategies During Emergent Situations & 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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31
March

For World Water Day, the World Health Organization Released WASH Strategy & 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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16
March

WHO Releases New Guidance on Diagnostic Tests for Stopping MDA and Surveillance of Lymphatic Filariasis and & 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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08
March

Just in Time for World Lymphedema Day, WHO Releases New Guidance for LF Morbidity & 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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03
March

WHO Issues Vaccine Equity Declaration, Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium Receives New Investments & 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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03
March

Announcing the Launch of the COR-NTD Research Dataverse

The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) has launched its data repository, the COR-NTD Research Dataverse. Dataverse is a tool that not only provides additional data transparency, but also paves the way for modelling, secondary analysis and replication, while protecting study participant privacy.

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22
February

Mali Site Completes Treatment Milestone in LEDoxy Study

December 2020 saw the completion of "A 24 Month Study, to Compare the Efficacy of Doxycycline vs. Placebo for Improving Filarial Lymphedema in Mali (LeDoxy-Mali)." The purpose of the study was to evaluate how well the antibiotic doxycycline, when added to intensive hygiene management, alleviated the symptoms of lymphedema caused by the parasitic infection lymphatic filariasis. Left untreated, lymphatic filariasis can lead to lymphedema in the legs – known as elephantiasis – a condition associated with pain, disability, disfigurement, and stigma.

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16
February

WHO Seeking Feedback to Guide Diagnostic Development for Schisto and STH & 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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