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10 Jan 2022
2021 G-FINDER Neglected Disease Report: tracking funding for global health R&D
The G-FINDER project tracks annual investment in R&D for new products and technologies that are designed to address the persistent global health challenges that disproportionately affect the world's most disadvantaged people.
31 Dec 2021
Urban schistosomiasis: An ecological study describing a new challenge to the control of this neglected tropical disease
In this study, the authors aimed to monitor the entry, installation, and maintenance of schistosomiasis transmission in an urban area on the Brazilian coast over two decades (2000–2010/2010–2020).
15 Dec 2021
Report | Putting Schistosomiasis Precision Mapping into Practice
Precision mapping, or sub-district mapping, is recommended by the WHO and the GSA, and rolled out by national programmes in collaboration with partners as a method for refining a targeted treatment strategy, to ensure optimum treatment and improved efficiencies in resource utilization.
10 Dec 2021
Webinar | Citizen science and snail-borne diseases in Uganda: boosting data collection and empowering communities
This webinar spotlights a citizen science approach to boosting snail intermediate host data collection and community engagement for getting closer to schistosomiasis elimination.
08 Dec 2021
WHO WER 9648 | Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases: progress report, 2020
WHO Weekly epidemiological record 9648 - Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases: treating millions of people in 2020, despite the pandemic.
30 Nov 2021
Webinar | Schistosomiasis in the Philippines. The Struggle Never Stops
In this ISNTD Connect and GSA collaborative webinar scientists discuss schistosomiasis control, elimination and innovation in the Philippines.
12 Nov 2021
FIND DxConnect virtual biobank directory
FIND has established a virtual platform for researchers and institutions to make their NTD research interests and sample collections visible to the international community, to enable sharing of biological materials, and to attract collaborative projects.
29 Oct 2021
ALMA Scorecard Hub | Neglected Tropical Diseases
National NTD scorecards are country-owned tools which use existing data to track the performance of priority indicators, selected based on country NTD strategic plans, disease burden and availability of reliable data sources providing routinely updated data.
20 Oct 2021
Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) in Cameroon: A formative epidemiological and socioeconomic investigation in eleven rural fishing communities
In Cameroon, despite high community prevalences of urine-patent S. haematobium infections, FGS has yet to be studied in depth. To shed light on the clinical prevalence and socioeconomic effects of FGS, researchers undertook a formative community-based epidemiological and qualitative survey.
12 Oct 2021
Spillover, hybridization, and persistence in schistosome transmission dynamics at the human–animal interface
The threat to public health that is presented by zoonotic spillover of pathogens from animal reservoirs is predicted to increase with rapid anthropogenic changes and global trends such as migration and changing land use.
12 Oct 2021
Diagnostic target product profiles for monitoring, evaluation and surveillance of schistosomiasis control programmes
World Health Organization. (2021). Diagnostic target product profiles for monitoring, evaluation and surveillance of schistosomiasis control programmes.
12 Oct 2021
Neglected tropical diseases: impact of COVID-19 and WHO’s response – 2021 update
From 2015–2019, over 1 billion people received one or more of the above interventions for NTDs. As a consequence, great progress has been made to reduce NTD prevalence and incidence. In 2020, special circumstances prevailed, as will be discussed in more detail in this paper.