5 February 2014
Malaria Consortium’s 10th anniversary symposium
The Malaria Consortium will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a symposium on Tuesday 25th February 2014 in London.
28 January 2014
Results of health and literacy intervention published in PLoS Med
School-based intermittent screening and treatment programmes for malaria may be unsuccessful in low to moderate transmission areas, according to the...
21 January 2014
New estimates of global STH infection burden published in Parasites & Vectors
A new paper from the GAHI team published in Parasites & Vectors explains global numbers of infection and disease burden of soil-transmitted...
9 January 2014
NTDs: disease control is about much more than drugs
The Guardian's Global Development Professionals Network published an article today about the need to focus on other aspects of NTD control besides...
28 November 2013
New STH and schistosomiasis maps for Philippines and 16 African countries
New maps are available for 16 African countries and the Philippines showing survey data for soil-transmitted helminths (STH) and schistosomiasis. New...
31 October 2013
Japanese pharma starts drug donations for lymphatic filariasis
Japanese pharma giant Eisai has begun its free supply of medicine to help eliminate lymphatic filariasis.
7 October 2013
Uganda launches national NTD elimination plan
Last Friday 5 October Uganda launched its national NTD control and elimination plan. The launch took place in Entebbe and was attended by Uganda's...
1 October 2013
Event: ISNTD Bites 2013
The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) will hold its second annual Bites conference on 15 October 2013 at the Royal...
4 September 2013
Roundworm and Richard III
Simon Brooker quoted in news following recent discovery that 15th century English king Richard III was infected with soil-transmitted helminths (STH...
20 August 2013
World Mosquito Day: Lymphatic filariasis
In honour of World Moquito Day, we have put together some information about LF in order to raise awareness about this potentially crippling NTD that...
8 August 2013
PLOS NTDs: The geographical distribution and burden of trachoma in Africa
A new paper in PLOS NTDs establishes the global distribution and burden of trachoma in Africa, estimating that 129.4 million people live in areas of...
1 August 2013
Clean water and soap "boost growth" in young children
The BBC reports on new evidence from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) that says clean water and soap play a role in...
25 July 2013
Carter Center declares goal: River blindness elimination in 10 countries
The Carter Center announced this month that it will no longer only control river blindness, but instead it will work with ministries of health to...
22 July 2013
Event: The Impact of Drug Donation Programs on Helminthic NTDs
The DOLF project has organized a symposium, The Impact of Drug Donation Programs on Helminthic NTDs.
19 July 2013
Course report now available: Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes
A course completion report is now available for our Short Course on Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes, Nairobi, Kenya, 12 - 17 May 2013. The...
18 July 2013
New STH and schisto maps for 29 African countries and the Philippines
New maps and data are available showing survey data for soil-transmitted helminths (STH) and schistosomiasis in 29 African countries and the...
26 June 2013
Our course, Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes, in SciDev.net
Science news website SciDev.net covered our week-long course, Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes, in a recent story about new technologies and...
19 June 2013
U.S. congressional briefing on NTDs and USAID response
Research!America and the Global Health Technologies Coalition cover the U.S. congressional meeting on NTDs that took place in Washington D.C. on 17...
30 April 2013
Presenting a research meeting on NTD mapping and surveillance, May 2013
The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research and the Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases present a one-day research meeting in May...
29 April 2013
From The Scientist: Mapping disease
A new article in The Scientist makes the case for mapping diseases, looking at the current case of H7N9 flu in China.
10 April 2013
The Lancet Infectious Diseases: STH infection in South America
A new paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases analyses soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infection in South America, finding that risk of contracting...
7 April 2013
How geolocation technology is helping save lives in the developing world
The Guardian's Shortcuts Blog discusses the role of geolocation technology in the developing world and the ethical issues involved.
27 March 2013
Worms, wisdom, and wealth: why deworming can make economic sense
A recently published paper in Trends in Parasitology examines the history of deworming and explores evidence of deworming effects on health, child...
21 March 2013
News STH and schistosomiasis maps for Africa
New maps for soil-transmitted helminths (STH) and schistosomiasis are now available for Benin, Burundi, Eritrea and Rwanda.