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Integration as the next step in controlling Neglected Tropical Diseases

08 May 2017

By Dr Suzy Campbell Integration is the “old/new” global development buzzword: old, because it’s certainly not new! New, because there has been an unpr...

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COUNTDOWN Consortium: Sharing Learning on using a Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Neglected Tropical Diseases and Contributing to Policy Change for NTD Control

03 May 2017

By Akinola Oluwole, Kabiru Salami, Luret Lar, Solomon Jacob, Ndelle, Dr Nebe Obiageli, Pamela Bongkiyung COUNTDOWN is a consortium which is using a mu...

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Ensuring Onchocerciasis Control is more than just “Skin Deep” by Ending the Neglect of Onchodermatitis

27 April 2017

Louise Hamill, Michele Murdoch, Mathias Esum, Jerome Fru, Samuel Teghen, Ernestine Wasso, Anicetus Suireng, Peter Enyong, Mark Taylor, Joseph Turner, ...

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The World NTD Summit Highlights & Schistosomiasis Discussions

25 April 2017

by Prof. Russell Stothard – COUNTDOWN Director The importance of the international activities that took place last week at the global summit on ...

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COUNTDOWN Nigeria: A Model for Conducting Implementation Research

12 April 2017

Dr Obiageli Nebe, Phillip Okefu Okoko, Ruth Dixon, Laura Dean COUNTDOWN is a research consortium dedicated to investigating the cost-effective, scale ...

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COUNTDOWN Launched in Nigeria!

06 April 2017

If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together: Collaboration in Research by Pamela Bongkiyung, Prof. Russell Stothard & COU...

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Using Polio Samples to Assess Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Prevalence in Ghana

10 March 2017

By Lucas Cunningham With the success of the campaign to eradicate polio the questions surrounding the legacy of the Global Polio Laboratory Network (G...

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An African Focus at the 2017 GCID Infectious Diseases Symposium, Seoul

01 March 2017

by Prof. Russell Stothard, Director The Global Center for Infectious Diseases (GCID) is part of Seoul National University College of Medicine and dire...

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Neglected tropical diseases: Getting “lost in the WASH” no longer!

08 December 2016

By Dr Suzy Campbell & Dr Nana-Kwadwo Biritwum There is a very important research agenda gaining momentum at present, and it is attracting extensiv...

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Indigenous knowledge and Intersectionality: “Incremental radicalism” and Front Line Health Workers.

23 November 2016

By Sally Theobald, RinGS, REACHOUT, ReBUILD and COUNTDOWN Health Systems Global 2016 was opened by leaders of the Canadian First Nation community thro...

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