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Soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis are the most prevalent neglected tropical diseases. In Ethiopia alone they infect… Read more »
Pork tapeworm: a parasite that afflicts poor, marginalised farming and rural communities within 56 countries across the globe.… Read more »
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 »
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… Read more »
Researchers from the UK and Senegal assessed the reliability of facial cleanliness indicators used to measure a key component of… Read more »
In this study, researchers explored the benefits and outcomes of different treatment strategies in reducing schistosomiasis in… Read more »
Evaluation of DjinniChip, a simple, fast, and low-cost diagnostic assay for the detection of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis
In this study in Tanzania researchers evaluated a novel rapid diagnostic test for the detection of trachoma in near-elimination… Read more »
Malawi is endemic for urogenital schistosomiasis, however reports of intestinal schistosomiasis have pointed to the emergence of… Read more »