GSA Schisto Bulletin March 2021

31 Mar 2021

The March 2021 edition of the GSA Schisto Bulletin includes:

  • GSA Advisory Board virtual meeting
  • The Diagnostic Work Stream has gathered information on commercially available diagnostic tests for schistosomiasis.
  • The Engineering Working Group is collecting information on current practices in the design, development and installation of WASH infrastructure 
  • The GSA & ISNTD collaboration to bring Schistosomiasis focused webinars continue with topics ranging from #ChooseToChallenge inequity in NTD research, to tackling FGS & HIV / AIDS together, rethinking WASH and new pediatric treatments.
  • GSA Annual Report & Operational Strategy and the Advisory Board Summary
  • Female Genital Schistosomiasis - workshop
  • #ChooseToChallenge inequity in NTD research - ISNTD & GSA webinar
  • Zero Discrimination in MDA - reaching all children with disabilities to beat NTDs
  • A systematic literature review of schistosomiasis in urban and peri-urban settings - article published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • WHO publishes the new NTD road map 2021-2030
  • Launch of the WHO Global Strategy on WASH and NTDs
  • Developing an M&E framework for schistosomiasis - report from the COR-NTD virtual meeting
  • Commercially Available Diagnostics Tests for Schistosomiasis
  • Job opportunities and upcoming meetings and events and more.
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