A Comparison of ESPEN Collect and ONA.io as Two Potential Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Platforms during Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Disease-Specific Assessments (DSAs) in USAID's Act to End NTDs | West Countries
New WHO guideline--released on February 14, 2022--outlines guidelines for preventive chemotherapy, safety of praziquantel for treatment, WASH and snail control interventions and verification of interruption of transmission of human schistosomiasis.
Mapping is an essential element for each of the neglected tropical disease (NTD) programs advocated by the WHO.
Journal publication - Safely resuming neglected tropical disease control activities during COVID-19: Perspectives from Nigeria and Guinea
To understand the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for maximizing continuity of disease control during public health emergencies, we sought perspectives from Nigeria and Guinea on the process of restarting NTD control efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effect of preventive chemotherapy with praziquantel on SCH among school age children in sub-Saharan Africa: a spatiotemporal modelling study
Restarting Neglected Tropical Diseases Programs in West Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Best Practices
In line with the WHO recommendations and guidance issued in April 2020, USAID advised Act | West to temporarily suspend NTD field activities.