Outputs from the 2019 COR-NTD Meeting

The 2019 annual meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) was held November 13 & 14, 2019, in National Harbor, MD. Content on this page captures the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps identified by the participants of the 24 breakout sessions held at that event. Click on the links below and in the margin to access and download the content. To download all the reports in a compressed folder, click here.

Output Table 

This document synthesizes the knowledge gaps and recommended next steps from all 24 sessions*, organized by disease.

COR-NTD Output Summary 2019

Individual Breakout Reports

The documents below provide detailed overviews of the key discussion points, knowledge gaps, and recommended next steps from each of the 24 breakout sessions* held at COR-NTD 2019.

1A: Accelerating the Elimination of LF using IDA- Lessons Learned from Early Adopters 2E: Innovative, Integrated and Standardized Approaches in Mapping IDM Diseases
1B: Entomology for Onchocerciasis- Current Guidelines and Gaps 2F: Digital Tools for Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention
1C: Eradicating Trachoma by 2030?  2G: New Diagnostics for NTDs- Harnessing Advancements to Support Surveillance and Elimination Goals
1D: The Road to 2030- Country Perspectives on the Role of Drug Donations beyond 2020
2H: Using a Systems Approach to Improve Effectiveness of MDA with PC-NTDs
1E: Preventive Chemotherapy against Leprosy- Results to Date, Challenges and Solutions 3A: Turning Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) Survey Failures into Success
1F: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission- Scaling Up Access to Eliminate Chagas Disease
3B: Supporting Countries to Generate High-quality NTD Prevalence Data
1G: Diagnostic Needs for Meeting the WHO New NTD Roadmap Goals of 2030  3C: Trachoma Surveillance- Are Countries Prepared to Sustain Elimination Gains?
1H: Approaches to Maximizing the Influence of Implementation Research on NTD Policy and Programming 3D: Optimizing Focal Interventions for Schistosomiasis
2A: Alternative Surveillance and Response Strategies for Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination
3E: Driving towards 2030 goals for HAT and VL- Accelerating Progress and Indicators of Continued Success
2B: Ethics and Algorithms- The Way Forward for Onchocerciasis Elimination in Loa loa Endemic Areas
3F: Enhanced Case Detection and Skin NTDs 
2C: Alternative methods for assessing attainment of the trichiasis target for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem
3G: Exploring the Potential of Integrated Serological Surveillance Platforms in Elimination Settings
2D: Assessment of Schistosomiasis and Trachoma Distribution in Urban Areas for Targeted Intervention
*3H: Neglected tropical diseases and mobile populations: challenges and gaps

*Please note that the report for session 3H has not yet been finalized. Check this page for updates.

Meeting documents
COR-NTD Meeting