1 March 2013
Epidemiologic models, key logs, and realizing the promise of WHA 54.19
Dr. David Addiss, director of our partner Children Without Worms, writes an editorial for PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases about the WHA's resolution...
12 February 2013
Decentralise malaria diagnosis and treatment in Africa
The Guardian reports how community health workers can help improve access to malaria treatment for at-risk populations in remote areas.
8 February 2013
Researchers map African sleeping sickness
Researchers working in sub-Saharan Africa have mapped African sleeping sickness risk areas.
6 February 2013
Task Force for Global Health gets $28.8m grant to establish NTD support centre
The Task Force for Global Health, based near Atlanta, GA, has received a five-year $28.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
31 January 2013
Simon Brooker writes for the Guardian on technologies for NTD control
Simon Brooker writes for the Guardian about the role of mapping and mobile technologies in NTD control.
22 January 2013
Rapid disease mapping could guide treatment in South Sudan
SciDev.net talks to Simon Brooker to report that rapid mapping helps to quickly determine precise distribution and prevalence of major NTDs.
11 January 2013
Photo story: Mapping trachoma in Ethiopia
The Guardian published a photo feature showing the efforts of international charity Sightsavers to map trachoma infections in Ethiopia.
7 January 2013
New deworming effort for children in India
The Times of India reports on a new round of deworming in Nashik, western India after a one-year gap due to lack of funds.
2 January 2013
Feature article in the BMJ discusses the benefits of deworming and argues they may be overstated.