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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 »
World Health Day occurs annually on the 7th April to mark the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948. The WHO… Read more »
Will we see global eradication of the fiery serpent in 2014, or are there signs of the worm turning?
Smallpox, eradicated in 1980, still remains the only success story in mankind’s efforts to eliminate disease. In 1986, inspired… Read more »