Monthly Archives: December 2020

The impact of mass drug administration on Schistosoma haematobium infection: what is required to achieve morbidity control and elimination?


Using an individual based stochastic model and data from two different age-intensity profiles of infection prevalence and intensity, we explore the effect of mass drug treatment (MDA) on S. haematobium and examine whether we can achieve the WHO goals of morbidity control and elimination as a public health problem by using the current guidelines.

Biology Health Medicine Uncategorised

Can we predict where arboviruses will emerge?

Asian Tiger Mosquito

Over the past decades, viruses transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes have expanded their distribution and caused an increasing number of human outbreaks. Spatial modelling of ecological risk factors for virus circulation can help identify areas of potential emergence.