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December

Act to End NTDs | East Issues Practical Guidance for LF Surveys in the Context of COVID-19 & Other NTD News& 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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04
December

Proposals Requested for LF and Oncho Diagnostics & 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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20
November

World Health Assembly Endorses Bold New Road Map Targets for 2030 & 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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18
November

Fourteen Scientists Selected for the Fourth Cohort of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program

Fourteen researchers from eight African countries have been identified as the fourth cohort of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program (SGP IV).

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14
November

Massitan Dembélé and Yao Sodahlon Win 2020 Kyelem Prize

Award recognizes technical, programmatic and personal contributions to the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases

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11
November

Vanuatu Ministry of Health Submits Trachoma Elimination Dossier to WHO & 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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04
November

Malawi Officially Eliminates Lymphatic Filariasis as a Public Health Problem & 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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28
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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22
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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