International Women's Day fell on the 8th of March this week and, motivated by the talks, press releases and blogs published on this day, I wanted to reflect… Read more »
Currently researching the impact of different treatment strategies on the parasite population genetics of schistosomiasis and on intermediate host snail populations. She is a field-based researcher travelling regularly to Tanzania to collect schistosome samples for the Schistosomiasis Collection at the NHM (SCAN). Particularly passionate about public outreach and engagement with science she blogs, tweets and talks about parasites and neglected tropical diseases.
Latest posts by Anouk Gouvras (see all)
- Neglected Tropical Diseases and Women; an International Women’s Day special - 10th March 2017
- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for sustainable Neglected Tropical Disease control - 18th November 2016
- Schistosomiasis Outbreak in Corsica, France - 12th August 2016
The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) hosted a meeting exploring aspects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) on NTD control;… Read more »
In early 2014, the European Centre of Diseases Prevention and Control reported cases of urogenital schistosomiasis in a group of German tourists with no history… Read more »
A recent study on helminths and Crohns Disease, describes how Trichuris whipworms modulate the immune system creating a protective gut microbiota, promoting… Read more »
Parasite phylogeographic and population genetic study shows the human whipworm most likely originated from primates in Africa, designating it a heirloom… Read more »
What is required by urogenital schistosomiasis control and elimination programmes is a fieldwork-friendly, robust, easy-to-use, sensitive and specific POC… Read more »
Interruption of schistosomiasis transmission has occurred in multiple countries but it has never been attempted in a sub-Saharan African country; until now.