Publications

Select NTD publications involving NTD-SC staff or funding are included below.

Evaluation of health surveillance system attributes: the case of neglected tropical diseases in Kenya

BMC Public Health, 2021; 21: 396

Arthur K. S. Ng’etich, Kuku Voyi and Clifford M. Mutero

Surveillance | Lymphatic filariasis & Onchocerciasis & Schistosomiasis & Soil-transmitted helminthiasis & Trachoma

A multicenter, community-based, mixed methods assessment of the acceptability of a triple drug regimen for elimination of lymphatic filariasis

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009002

Alison Krentel, Nandha Basker, Madsen Beau de Rochars, Joshua Bogus, Daniel Dilliott, Abdel N. Direny, Christine Dubray, Peter U. Fischer, Adriani Lomi Ga, Charles W. Goss, Myra Hardy, Cade Howard, Purushothaman Jambulingam, Christopher L. King, Moses Laman, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Shruti Mallya, Leanne J. Robinson, Josaia Samuela, Ken B. Schechtman, Andrew C. Steer, Taniawati Supali, Livingstone Tavul, Gary J. Weil

MDA | Lymphatic filariasis

Monitoring migrant groups as a post-validation surveillance approach to contain the potential reemergence of lymphatic filariasis in Togo

Parasites & Vectors, 2021; 14: 134

Monique Ameyo Dorkenoo, Martin Kouame Tchankoni, Degninou Yehadji, Kossi Yakpa, Mawèké Tchalim, Efoe Sossou, Rachel Bronzan & Didier Koumavi Ekouevi

Surveillance | Lymphatic filariasis

Mapping the role of digital health technologies in the case detection, management, and treatment outcomes of neglected tropical diseases: a scoping review

Tropical Medicine and Health, 2021; 49: 17

Binyam Tilahun, Kassahun Dessie Gashu, Zeleke Abebaw Mekonnen, Berhanu Fikadie Endehabtu & Dessie Abebaw Angaw

Mapping | Cross-cutting

WASH Upgrades for Health in Amhara (WUHA): study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial in Ethiopia

BMJ Open, 2021; 11: e039529

Dionna M Wittberg, Solomon Aragie, Wondyifraw Tadesse, Jason S Melo, Kristen Aiemjoy, Melsew Chanyalew, Paul M Emerson, Matthew C Freeman, Scott D Nash, E Kelly Callahan, Zerihun Tadesse, Mulat Zerihun, Travis C Porco, Thomas M Lietman, Jeremy D Keenan

WASH | Trachoma

Health beliefs and health seeking behavior towards lymphatic filariasis morbidity management and disability prevention services in Luangwa District, Zambia: Community and provider perspectives

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2021; 15: e0009075

Patricia Maritim, Adam Silumbwe, Joseph Mumba Zulu, George Sichone, and Charles Michelo

Morbidity | Lymphatic filariasis

Household finished flooring and soil-transmitted helminth and Giardia infections among children in rural Bangladesh and Kenya: a prospective cohort study

The Lancet Global Health, 2021; 9: 3. e301-e308

Jade Benjamin-Chung, Yoshika S Crider, Andrew Mertens, Ayse Ercumen, Amy J Pickering, Audrie Lin, Lauren Steinbaum, Jenna Swarthout, Mahbubur Rahman, Sarker M Parvez, Rashidul Haque, Sammy M Njenga, Jimmy Kihara, Clair Null, Stephen P Luby, John M Colford Jr, Benjamin F Arnold

Diagnostics | Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Evaluation of a Real-Time Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Assay for Rapid Detection of Schistosoma haematobium Infection in Resource-limited Setting

Acta Tropica, 2021; 105847: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.105847

Michael Frimpong, Louis Kyei-Tuffuor, Linda Ahenkorah Fondjo, Hubert Senanu Ahor, Priscilla Adjei-Kusi, Oumou Maiga-Ascofare, Richard Odame Phillips

Diagnostics | Schistosomiasis

Medicine donation programmes supporting the global drive to end the burden of neglected tropical diseases

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2021; 167: 10.1093/trstmh/traa167

Mark Bradley, Rachel Taylor, Julie Jacobson, Morgane Guex, Adrian Hopkins, Julie Jensen, Lynn Leonard, Johannes Waltz, Luc Kuykens, Papa Salif Sow, Ulrich-Dietmar Madeja, Takayuki Hida, Kileken Ole-Moiyoi, Jonathan King, Daniel Argaw, Jamsheed Mohamed, Maria Rebollo Polo, Aya Yajima, Eric Ottesen

MDA | Cross-cutting

Assessment of surveillance core and support functions regarding neglected tropical diseases in Kenya

BMC Public Health, 2021; 21: 142

Arthur K. S. Ng’etich, Kuku Voyi and Clifford M. Mutero

Surveillance | Cross-cutting

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