17 June 2016
Kenya Launches New National NTD Strategy
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
Learner Treatment Kit featured at Social Innovation in Health Initiative 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
Learner Treatment Kit featured in the Financial Times
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
Tumikia update: WASH conditions in schools
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
Tumikia update: Worm expulsions
Update by Rita Oliveira, PhD student, Imperial College London
3 July 2015
Tumikia update: Baseline Surveys Q+A with Trial Coordinator Dr. Kate Halliday
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
New Report: Investments in NTDs are one of the best buys in development
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
Our LTK Project in Malawi shortlisted for Social Innovation in Health Initiative
The initiative celebrating healthcare innovations is focusing this year on NTDs, malaria and tuberculosis.
1 June 2015
New Lancet Global Health paper reveals global prevalence of yaws
Findings show highest burden exists in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Ghana.
29 April 2015
ParaDesign: new tool for easy STH survey design
ParaDesign is a new user-friendly tool to aid monitoring and evaluation of deworming programmes.
27 April 2015
Progress update on the Global Trachoma Mapping Project
The Global Trachoma Mapping Project, launched in 2012, is the largest infectious disease mapping project ever attempted. It aims to identify where...
14 April 2015
New Lancet Infectious Diseases paper assesses feasibility by country of interrupting STH transmission
Findings suggest interrupting STH transmission is most feasible in countries in the Americas and parts of Asia, and least feasible in countries in...
14 April 2015
RSTMH unveil new website
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene has launched a new website featuring blog and video resources
17 March 2015
New WHO figures for children treated for STH in 2013
Numbers show coverage of school-aged children is slowly increasing whilst a decline in coverage continues for preschool-aged children.
11 March 2015
ISNTD d3: Diagnostics, drug discovery & development
20-21 May 2015
Wellcome Trust, London
Wellcome Trust, London
9 March 2015
Tumikia update: Sensitisation activities
This brief update from the Tumikia team summarises the steps involved in delivering sensitisation meetings for the Tumikia Project.
4 March 2015
Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology issue and meeting
The March issue of International Health is a themed issue on Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology and will be freely available until 30 April.
24 February 2015
2014-2015 UK Coalition against NTDs report launched
Great strides have been made in the battle against Neglected Tropical Diseases but more needs to be done for the 1 in 5 people whose lives are still...
19 February 2015
3rd WHO Report on NTDs
The report sets specific investment targets for many of the 17 diseases. It stresses that countries must make firm and sustainable budgetary...
22 January 2015
Gates Annual Letter and NTDs
Bill and Melinda Gates' Annual Letter bets on breakthroughs within the next 15 years, prioritizing the elimination of several NTDs.
19 January 2015
3rd WHO Report on NTDs launching in February 2015
The World Health Organization will launch the 3rd WHO Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases on 19 February 2015 at the Royal Society in London.
12 January 2015
ISNTD Bites 2015
The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases will host its annual BITES conference on 19 March 2015 at the Zoological Society of London.
8 December 2014
NTD Mapping Tool 2.0 launched
Version 2.0 of the NTD Mapping Tool was launched today in the lead-up to important NTD meetings in Kisumu, Kenya and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.