COR NTD - GSA Elimination of Schistosomiasis as a Public Health Problem

7 October 2020

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Agenda:

Part 1 Talks (60 mins):

  • Welcome and overview (Upendo Mwingira, Fiona Fleming, Chelsea Toledo – 5 min)
  • Pauline Mwinzi: : SCH 2030 Roadmap indicators and regional progress, (WHO/ESPEN) (10 min)
  • Lazarus Juziwelo: Reaching, maintaining and going beyond the EPHP goal for Schistosomiasis in Malawi (10 min)
  • Fikre Seife: Reaching, maintaining and going beyond the EPHP goal for Schistosomiasis in Ethiopia (10 min)
  • Dennis Kailembo: Reaching, maintaining and going beyond the EPHP goal for Schistosomiasis in Tanzania (10 min)
  • Charlie King: Challenges of using intensity of infection as a measurement of EPHP (10min)

Part 2 Parallel break-out discussions (40 mins):

  • Group A - What is EPHP and what do you do once you have achieved the target (as it is currently defined)? What are the OR questions that need to be addressed?
  • Group B - What intervention strategies are required for communities where EPHP (as it is currently defined) has not been achieved e.g. where prevalence may be low but there are still high infection intensities? What are the OR questions that need to be addressed?

Part 3 Final Plenary (20 mins):

Return from break-out groups into main group and report by chairs and rapporteurs of discussion results and key operational research questions identified.

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Group A - What is EPHP and what do you do once you have achieved the target (as it is currently defined)? What are the OR questions that need to be addressed?

Watch the recording of breakout group B here

Group B - What intervention strategies are required for communities where EPHP (as it is currently defined) has not been achieved e.g. where prevalence may be low but there are still high infection intensities? What are the OR questions that need to be addressed?

Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation GSA