The first workshop on an integrated and comprehensive health care approach for women’s health was held in Gabon in January, and focused on the interlink of management for FGS, cervical cancer, caeserean section.
The GSA Executive Team is looking for individuals interested in becoming a GSA Ambassador in their country. The aim is to strengthen communication between the GSA and schistosomiasis programmes in endemic countries.
WHO consultation for a Sustainability Framework in support of the NTD road map 2021–2030.
July's edition of the Schisto Bulletin
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) calls for proposals of joint research projects between scientists in Germany and Africa investigating infectious diseases including their social and behavioural aspects.
The GSA Research working group upcoming meeting at ECTMIH, Schistosomiasis Control Through The Ages, will explore the impact and treatment of schistosomiasis in different age and gender groups.
New and current funding opportunities and approaching proposal submission deadline from the NTD Support Center.
WHO's second round of public consultation shares an advance draft of the 2030 Roadmap and invites feedback on the 2030 NTD overarching/cross-cutting goals, disease-specific targets and assessments
Renewed commitment to the Praziquantel Donation Program!
Crown Agents now invites organisations to register their interest in providing services to ASCEND.
The schistosomiasis action framework portal is now live on the GSA website.
New study published in the Lancet Global Healthreports on findings a study aimed to assess biannual mass drug administration (MDA) applied alone or with complementary snail control or behaviour change interventions for the reduction of Schistosoma haematobium prevalence and infection intensity in children from Zanzibar and to compare the effect between the clusters.
Nigerian national team defender, William Troost-Ekong, is calling on all Nigerians to join the effort to end neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria by seeking out the free treatment available for the diseases! #endNTDs
May's edition of the Schisto Bulletin
The GSA organised a consultation meeting to collect and consolidate feedback on the proposed WHO goals and on the next steps for achieving them. The meeting was held on the 25th – 26th April 2019, Radisson Blu, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.