Monthly Archives: April 2017

Schisto Gist: Worming Our Way in the Field to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

Making Friends

On the northern shores of Lake Victoria, Uganda, communities are blighted by schistosomiasis despite 10 years of on-going treatment. This is where the Lamberton lab and the SCHISTO_PERSIST project come in. Over the next few years the project will combine parasite diagnostics and genetic analysis with social science and community engagement to develop schistosomiasis control tools that are useful and practical in these high transmission areas of Uganda.

Biology Developing World Health

ACT Now: ACTwatch shares their observations AND their Datasets


For nine years, ACTwatch has been monitoring the state of anti-malarial and diagnostic markets across sub-Saharan Africa and the Greater Mekong Sub-region. Today, on World Malaria Day, ACTwatch are proud to launch a series of publications that provide a comprehensive contemporary view into the levels of access to quality-assured, first-line malaria treatments and diagnostics, and… Read more »

Biology Developing World Health Medicine