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. Through semistructured interviews with individuals involved with NTD control at the local and national levels, we identified key themes and common perspectives between the 2 countries, as well as observations that were specific to each.
Downloadable article: PLOS NTDs article_Dec 20,2021_0.pdf
Citation: McKay S, Shu’aibu J, Cissé A, Knight A, Abdullahi F, Ibrahim A, et al. (2021) Safely resuming neglected tropical disease control activities during COVID-19: Perspectives from Nigeria and Guinea. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(12): e0009904. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009904