Projects

Monitor STH in PSAC and WCBA following cessation of LF MDA (Togo)

Monitor recrudescence of STH after TAS to improve planning of STH programs and more effective use of STH drugs.

Countries: Togo

Monitor STH in PSAC and WCBA following cessation of LF MDA (Tanzania)

Monitor recrudescence of STH after TAS to improve planning of STH programs and more effective use of STH drugs.

Countries: Tanzania

A comparison study of ICT cards and the new Filariasis Test Strip (FTS)

Comparison of ICT and FST.

Study Findings:

  • A total of 2,956 samples were investigated simultaneously via ICT cards and FTS - representative of the population of six health districts that had conducted five rounds of MDA for lymphatic filariasis.

  • The multi-country studies on the same topic led to the endorsement by WHO for the FTS as an approved diagnostic tool.
Countries: Niger | Liberia

ICT-FST Comparison in Low Prevalence setting of Haiti

Comparison of ICT, FST and Antibody tests in low-prevalence settings.

The multi-country studies on the same topic led to the endorsement by WHO for the FTS as an approved diagnostic tool.

Countries: Haiti

Tandahimba Post-MDA TAS2 (WB123) and ICT-FST Comparison

Follow-up LF TAS and comparison of ICT and Filariasis Strip Test in a post-MDA surveillance setting.

The multi-country studies on the same topic led to the endorsement by WHO for the FTS as an approved diagnostic tool.

Countries: Tanzania

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