Outputs from the 2017 COR-NTD Meeting

The 2017 annual meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) was held November 3 & 4, 2017, in Baltimore. Content on this page captures the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps identified by the participants of the 28 breakout sessions held at that event. Click on the links below and in the margin to access and download the content. 

Output Table 

This document synthesizes the knowledge gaps and recommended next steps from all 28 sessions, organized by disease.

Preview of COR-NTD Output Table

Individual Breakout Reports

The documents below provide detailed overviews of the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps from each of the 28 breakout sessions held at COR-NTD 2017.

1A: Innovative Strategies to Increase Compliance 2G: Integrated Stopping Decision for LF and Oncho: Experiences from the Field
1B: Expanding the Benefit of Ivermectin 2H: Data Use for Decision Making
1C: Changing, Sustaining, and Measuring WASH-related Behaviors As Part of Integrated Disease Control and Elimination Programs 2I: Schistosoma mansoni: Incorporating New Data into Future Strategies and Goals
1D: Access for Women of Reproductive Age to Deworming: Exploring Platforms 2J: Achieving NTD Program Goals in Urban Settings
1E: Modelling and Programs: A Love-Hate Relationship 3A: Connecting the Dots in the Implementation of PC-NTD Elimination
1F: TAS Strengthening: Data Review and Analysis 3B: Operational Research Priorities for Onchocerciasis Elimination
1G: Addressing the Challenge of Oncho and Loa Co-endemicity   3C: A Priority Research Agenda for GET2020
1H: Identifying a Research Agenda for NTD-related Stigma and Mental Health Care 3D: School vs. Community Deworming for STH: Benefits, Cost-effectiveness, and Feasibility
2A: Translating Research Findings into Program Practice 3E: Innovations in Interrupting Leprosy Transmission
2B: Re-imagining the Future of Diagnostics for NTD Control and Elimination 3F: Disease Management in Filarial Lymphedema and Podoconiosis – Possibilities for Integration?
2C: Post-trichiasis Surgery Follow-up: Experiences and Lessons Learned  3G: Use of Multiplex Technology to Innovate Public Health Surveillance in the Americas
2D: WASH Benefits and STH: Results and Program Implications 3H: Quality Assurance for NTD Diagnostics and Laboratories
2E: A Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Approach to Scaling up Healthcare for Chagas Disease 3I: Schistosomiasis in Africa: Defining Program Targets
2F: Challenges in Post-Validation Surveillance 3J: Integrated Approaches to NTDs Involving the Skin
Meeting documents
COR-NTD Meeting