This document is intended to guide NTD programmes in members states in the WHO region for Africa in developing the next generation NTD Master Plans in line with WHO Roadmap 2030. The document is open for inputs from stakeholders.
Policy paper discusses how female genital schistosomiasis control can be integrated with HIV and cervical cancer care. Such a programme will be part of a broader framework of sexual and reproductive health and rights, women’s empowerment and social justice in Africa. Integrated approaches that join up multiple public health programmes have the potential to expand or create opportunities to reach more girls and women throughout their life course.
Considerations for implementing mass treatment, active case‐finding and population-based surveys for neglected tropical diseases in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Multisectoral Approach for the Prevention and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases: A conceptual framework. The document presents a conceptual framework covering the essential elements of successful multisectoral collaborations, which is based on systematic reviews of evidence from programmes for the prevention and control of VBDs.
The WHO and UNICEF have issued a joint report and iterim guidance on Community-based health care, including outreach and campaigns,in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first meeting of the Diagnostic Technical Advisory Group (DTAG), an advisory group to the WHO Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, was held at the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva, Switzerland, on 30–31 October 2019.
Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the COVID-19 context recommends practical actions that countries can take at national, subregional and local levels to reorganize and safely maintain access to high-quality, essential health services in the pandemic context
WHO Western Pacific Region Regional Action Framework for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Western Pacific
The 146th session of WHO’s Executive Board, meeting in February 2020 requested the Director-General to develop, in consultations with Member States and stakeholders, the new road map for neglected tropical diseases for the period 2021–2030.
Guide for Mapping Neglected Tropical Diseases Amenableto PreventiveChemotherapy in the African Region
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have called for integrated efforts to address the disparate burden of diseases borne by women and girls in Africa.
Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases: numbers of people treated in 2018
WHO publishes "Preventive Chemotherapy: Tools for improving the quality of reported data and information, A field manual for implementation"
The WHO AFRO Expanded Special Project for the Elimination of NTDs has developed a new tool to support countries to optimize MDA implementation in the AFRO region.
The new WHO and NTD NGO Network interactive online toolkit to build effective WASH-NTD partnerships is out now.
Report and main recommendations of the 12th meeting of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group (STAG).
This is the second edition of Bench aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites, intended both as a practical tool for the diagnosis of intestinal parasitic infections for laboratory and field workers and as a teaching aid for students and trainees.
A generic model that can be used for risk assessment of larviciding and mollusciciding.
The WHO's 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13) approved by the seventy-first World Health Assembly (WHA).
The WHO NTD department Update on the global status of implementation of preventive chemotherapy (PC) for schistosomiasis and other PC NTDs.
THe WHO and NNN step-by-step practical document and toolkit to cross-sectoral collaborative work for WASH and NTD agencies, departments and practicioners.
The ESPEN Portal is an electronic platform designed to enable health ministries and stakeholders to share, and exchange subnational programme data, in support of the NTD control and elimination goals.
Summary of global update on provision of preventive chemotherapy in 2017 and progress towards ensuring timely supplies and management
Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases: number of people treated in 2016
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are critical in the prevention and care for all of the 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) scheduled for intensified control or elimination by 2020.
Integrating NTDs into Global Health and Development
This fourth WHO report on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) reviews the progress made towards achieving the Roadmap targets for 2020, noting the remaining challenges, then looks beyond 2020 to evaluate the changing global health and development landscape, considering the implications of integrating these diseases into the broader 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
World Health Organization. (2012). Accelerating work to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases : a roadmap for implementation : executive summary. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/70809
Cet atlas de poche de la bilharziose génitale féminine a été élaboré comme une aide visuelle pour sensibiliser sur l’infection et faciliter le diagnostic clinique par les professionnels de santé travaillant dans des environnements à faibles ressources, en particulier dans les zones rurales où la bilharziose est endémique.
This Female Genital Schistosomiasis Pocket Atlas has been developed as a visual aid to raise awareness of the infection and to facilitate clinical diagnosis by clinical health-care professionals working in low-resource settings, especially in rural areas where schistosomiasis is endemic.