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Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases. The launch of the World Health Organization new road map to 2030.
Yesterday the World Health Organization launched a new road map to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate a set of 20 diseases,… Read more »
Given the present-day intervention tools, malaria elimination has become reality, with many countries certified to be… Read more »
Achieving and sustaining elimination: How the Geshiyaro Project might shape the future of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths programmes
In the Wolaita zone in southern Ethiopia a research initiative is underway to assess strategies to achieve transmission break for… Read more »
Algeria sets precedent for malaria elimination in other African countries.
In this week's post, Krisztian Magori summarizes the situation in the ongoing Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo,… Read more »
The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) hosted a meeting exploring aspects of Water, Sanitation and… Read more »
One year ago the transmission of Zika Virus was first described in Brazil. Five months later an increase in microcephaly in… Read more »
This is an aerial photo of a river just like any other river – except that this rather innocuous looking waterway lends its name… Read more »