The World Health Organization (WHO) NTD department have released an update on the global status of schistosomiasis preventive chemotherapy treatments reported in 2017. The news is good!
RSTMH 2019 small grants programme is now open. Deadline is 15 April at midnight GMT.
African Heads of State view the NTD progress index card at the 32nd meeting of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Aujourd’hui, 57 pays se sont engagés à éradiquer les maladies connues sous le nom de « maladies tropicales négligées » (MTN) à travers l’adoption d’une résolution au XVIIe Sommet de la Francophonie.
Dr Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela has been appointed as the new Director of the WHO Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases.
The GSA led a Behaviour Change Workshop entitled Behavior Change: Practical education approaches, promotion strategies, and change interventions for improving the effectiveness of NTDs Programmes at the NNN conference in Addis Ababa in September 2018.
Now Out! The Autumn edition of the GSA Newsletter. Read about the Schistosomiasis Strategic Action Plan, advocacy work on Female Genital schistosomiasis and schistosomiasis related news from the WHO and our alliance partners.
The GSA convened a meeting to refine and adopt a Strategic Action Plan for schistosomiasis control and elimination and discuss the identification of key next steps in putting the plan into practice. Read more here.