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22 Sep 2021
Research Links Session: Putting schistosomiasis mapping into practice
Recording of the COR-NTD Research Links Series webinar about putting schistosomiasis precision mapping into practice.
14 Sep 2021
Webinar | Biological control of schistosomiasis: potential, evidence and the way forward
In this GSA - ISNTD Connect webinar, Prof Giulio de Leo, Dr Susanne Sokolow and Dr Nana Rose Diakité discuss biological control of schistosomiasis, learning from experiences in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire.
17 Aug 2021
Assessing early child development and its association with stunting and schistosome infections in rural Zimbabwean children using the Griffiths Scales of Child Development
Using the Griffiths Scales of Child Development, researchers conducted a cross sectional assessment of Eye and Hand Coordination (EHC), Personal-Social-Emotional (PSE), Language and Communication (LC), Foundations of Learning (FL) and Gross Motor (GM) domains and the summary General Development (GD) in 166 children aged 6–72 months. The effects of stunting, malnutrition and Schistosoma haematobium infection on ECD was determined.
29 Jul 2021
The END Fund | House to house in search of schistosomiasis
In order to end a disease, you need to know where it is. In Ethiopia, the Federal Ministry of Health has partnered with the SCI Foundation and the END Fund, to map the prevalence of schistosomiasis.This survey was a small sample, so that the Federal Ministry of Health can calibrate its national survey. After five years of mass drug administration in schools, this new mapping survey will help design the next intervention that will hopefully end this disease in Ethiopia.
25 Jul 2021
Webinar recording | Ending the neglect to attain the sustainable development goals: a framework for monitoring and evaluating progress of the road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021−2030
This WHO webinar on ending the neglect to attain the SDGs will present a framework for monitoring and evaluating progress against the WHO neglected tropical diseases road map targets 2021-2030.
01 Jul 2021
FAQs | Female Genital Schistosomiasis
Fast Package and Bridges to Development presented a workshop on the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of FGS to over 100 health care professionals in Sub Saharan Africa in May 2021. You can find the resources here in English, French and Portuguese.
31 May 2021
Countdown Nigeria Training Guide For The Case Management Of Women And Girls With Symptoms Of Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS)
This training guide supports the diagnosis and care of suspected female genital schistosomiasis and how to appropriately refer women or girls for further investigation when required.
31 May 2021
Countdown FGS Training Guide for healthcare workers Liberia
This guide has been developed by the COUNTDOWN in collaboration with the national NTD programme of the Ministry of Health Liberia. This guide is designed to assist primary healthcare workers to diagnose, treat, and support women and girls with FGS.
21 May 2021
WHO framework for monitoring and evaluating progress towards the NTD road map 2030
Ending the neglect to attain the sustainable development goals: a framework for monitoring and evaluating progress of the road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021−2030. World Health Organization.
18 May 2021
Webinar | The role of vaccines in the elimination of schistosomiasis
The role of vaccines in the elimination of schistosomiasis, covering the feasibility of vaccines, from development, to delivery; calculating the cost-effectiveness of a range of vaccination programmes and modelling the level of efficacy required for impact.
07 Apr 2021
Webinar | Schistosomiasis in Malawi: future control isn’t quite like it used to be
Highlighting ongoing epidemiological changes witnessed by better appreciation of male genital schistosomiasis, an outbreak of intestinal schistosomiasis and emergence of a novel set of hybrids schistosomes. Collectively, these dynamics require a broadening of future control interventions with wider intersectoral actions, ultimately adoption of a OneHealth approach.