24 March 2017
A complicated relationship – the effect of community sanitation usage on worm infections in Ethiopian children
Globally, in 2010, an estimated 1.5 billion people were infected with at least one species of soil-transmitted helminth (STH), Ascaris lumbrico
16 March 2017
LASER member and MRC Fellow
21 February 2017
The findings from 160,000 households surveyed for the TUMIKIA research were presented for the first time to the Kenya Medical Research Institute (K
14 February 2017
A new paper published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty has identified that whilst more frequent deworming reduces infection amongst school-aged...
3 February 2017
The World Health Organisation estimate that around 1.5
1 February 2017
We are recruiting data officers and field officers for an 11-week engagement working on the
9 January 2017
LASER Research Fellow, Dr Stella Kepha has been awarded a prestigious THRiVE post-doctoral fellowship to support her work in exploring the use of m
21 October 2016
A special interactive break-out session on how mapping and modelling approaches are helping with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) research and pr
6 October 2016
Dr Emanuele Giorgi describes how a new approach for developing predictive models to diagnosis and map lymphatic filariasis is
30 August 2016
An internationally renowned short-course designed to provide programme managers and researchers with the practical and technical skills they need t
12 August 2016
Join GAHI's Dr Rachel Pullan for a special webinar entitled '
28 June 2016
During the recent World Health Forum in Geneva the World Health Organizat
17 June 2016
The Kenyan Ministry of Health has launched its second national strategic plan for the control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) at a special ev
18 December 2015
The first maps of lymphatic filariasis (LF) distribution and transmission intensity are now published in Parasites & Vectors
A new study, led by Dr Jorge Cano and Dr Paula Moraga, details predictive models of lymphatic filariasis (LF) prevalence and transmission intensity...
17 December 2015
The Learner Treatment Kit was recently featured at the Social Innovation in Health Initiative hosted by the World Health Organisation, Geneva as part...
6 October 2015
In a recent article, the Financial Times describes how primary schools are at the centre of a pioneering response to malaria in Malawi.
17 July 2015
Update by William Oswald. William recently completed his PhD in Epidemiology at Emory University, Atlanta, USA. He visited the TUMIKIA project in...
10 July 2015
Update by Rita Oliveira, PhD student, Imperial College London
3 July 2015
Dr. Katherine Halliday is Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and trial coordinator for the Tumikia Project. Here...
25 June 2015
Third progress report since the London Declaration on NTDs shows strong endemic country leadership and calls on partners to scale up efforts in order...
11 June 2015
The initiative celebrating healthcare innovations is focusing this year on NTDs, malaria and tuberculosis.
1 June 2015
Findings show highest burden exists in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Ghana.
29 April 2015
ParaDesign is a new user-friendly tool to aid monitoring and evaluation of deworming programmes.
27 April 2015
The Global Trachoma Mapping Project, launched in 2012, is the largest infectious disease mapping project ever attempted. It aims to identify where...