Publications

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Urogenital schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in Cameroon: An epidemiological update at Barombi Mbo and Barombi Kotto crater lakes assessing prospects for intensified control interventions

27 February 2017

The crater lakes of Barombi Mbo and Barombi Kotto are well-known transmission foci of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis having had se...

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Study Finds the Economic Benefits of Preventive Chemotherapy in NTDs to be Potentially huge among the Poor

23 January 2017

Lymphatic filariasis (LF), onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminths (STH) and trachoma represent the five most prevalent neglected ...

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Moving from control to elimination of schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa: time to change and adapt strategies

20 January 2017

Schistosomiasis is a water borne parasitic disease of global importance and with ongoing control the disease endemic landscape is changing. In sub-Sah...

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Towards interruption of schistosomiasis transmission in sub-Saharan Africa: developing an appropriate environmental surveillance framework to guide and to support ‘end game’ interventions

14 January 2017

Schistosomiasis is a waterborne parasitic disease in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly common in rural populations living in impoverished conditions. W...

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NTD-renowned Researchers call for Preventive Chemotherapy Treatment Expansion

29 November 2016

Professors David Molyneux and Russell Stothard published a paper with 16 other authors, urging the World Health Organisation to change the guidelines ...

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Tailoring Mass Drug Administration to Context: Implementation Research is Critical in Achieving Equitable Progress in the Control and Elimination of Helminth Neglected Tropical Diseases in sub-Saharan Africa

05 September 2016

The concept of a technological quick fix or ‘magic-bullet’ for control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) is flawed. NTDs are embed...

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Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS): From Case Reports to a Call for Concerted Action against this Neglected Gynaecological Disease

06 June 2016

HIGHLIGHTS

*Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) is a forgotten gynaecological disease.

*Since 1899, FGS has been constantly...

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Deworming Drugs for Soil-transmitted intestinal worms in children: Effects on Nutritional Indicators, Haemoglobin, and School Performance

23 July 2015

AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: Treating children known to have worm infection may have some nutritional benefits for the individual. However, in mass treatment...

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The Sexual and Reproductive Health Issue You’ve probably never heard of…

06 July 2015

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