25 May 2017
Innovative TUMIKIA research project nears completion
Over the past two years, researchers from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Kenya Medical Research Institute have been...
4 May 2017
A new initiative to map a little known disease brings hope of elimination
Even amongst public health professionals podoconiosis (or endemic non-filarial elephantiasis) is one of the more neglected of the neglected tropica
4 April 2017
Bringing NTD data to the masses
Reliable, up-to-date maps and data identifying the location and levels of parasitic worm infections are essential tools in the targeting and...
9 December 2016
Deworming 300,000 in Kenya – a photo essay
In October and November 2016, researchers from the London Applied &am
24 November 2016
How do women perceive the risks and rewards of deworming during pregnancy?
It is unfortunately common practice for women of reproductive age to be excluded from
4 August 2016
What 26,000 stool samples can tell us
As the TUMIKIA project reaches its halfway point,
12 June 2015
Uncovering the global epidemiology of yaws
A recent paper in the Lancet Global Health reviews the global epidemiology of yaws to reveal the geographic scope of this neglected tropical disease...
29 May 2015
Community-based deworming: Developing effective trainings and materials
Claire Gwayi-Chore is Senior Associate for Project Implementation and Communications for the Deworm the World Initiative at Evidence Action. She...
10 April 2015
The global atlas of lymphatic filariasis
Jorge Cano Ortega is a research fellow within the GAHI team and an expert on GIS and lymphatic filariasis. He is lead author on a recent paper...
11 February 2015
The NTD Supply Chain Forum
The NTD Supply Chain Forum is a collaboration ensuring donated drugs reach those who need them most. In this article, GSK's Director of Supply...
7 November 2014
Mapping access to water and sanitation in India
Jessica King is a student at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completing her MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases. She spent the...
17 October 2014
Introducing The Global Health Network: a knowledge-sharing digital platform
The Global Health Network is a digital platform that aims to advance research by providing a mechanism that facilitates collaboration and resource-...
15 August 2014
Podcast: Mapping NTDs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
From 4-8 August we conducted our short course on Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes at the Ethiopia Public Health Institute i
26 July 2014
Memories from Argentina course
Salta, Argentina, was home to the first Spanish version of our short course on modern tools for NTD control programmes. Julio César Minutti, a...
8 April 2014
Mapping water and sanitation across Africa
New sub-national water and sanitation maps reveal the deprived populations hidden within national statistics.
3 February 2014
Learning to map NTDs during course in Abuja
A participant of our short course in Abuja recounts his experience learning about mapping neglected tropical diseases.
19 November 2013
Developing a framework for Integrated Vector Control
Jorge Cano Ortega is a member of the GAHI team working primarily on the mapping of lymphatic filariasis in Africa and Asia. He presented his research...
17 September 2013
Student field work: STH diagnostics in Bungoma
Tom Crellen and Liya Assefa are completing their MSc studies at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. For their summer projects they...
7 August 2013
Mapping trachoma: data collection and approval
GAHI’s sister website, the Global Atlas of Trachoma (GAT), is an open-access resource on the geographical distribution of trachoma. Rebecca Mann...
20 July 2013
Mapping of lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis in Ethiopia
Kebede Deribe is a Wellcome Trust Fellow based in Addis Ababa working on the integrated mapping of podoconiosis and lymphatic filariasis in Ethiopia...
24 May 2013
Reviewing our course on modern tools for NTD control programmes
Following our week-long course on modern tools for NTD control programmes, Prof. Sammy Njenga, director of ESACIPAC, writes a guest post to review...
3 April 2013
GIS and GPS training to NTD control programme staff in Liberia
Dr. Jorge Cano Ortega, research fellow at GAHI, recently travelled to Monrovia, Liberia, to teach a course for programme officers in NTD control. He...
1 March 2013
Mapping for a disease-free world
Children Without Worm’s director, Dr. David Addiss, writes for GAHI about CWW’s use of GAHI maps and the critical role of mapping in disease control.
18 February 2013
New maps for Kenya and Nigeria available now
Updated survey maps for soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) and schistosome infection in Kenya and Nigeria are newly available. You can also now...