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Macromolecular biosynthetic parameters and metabolic profile in different life stages of Leishmania braziliensis: Amastigotes as a functionally less active stage

New study suggesting Leishmania parasites are capable of entering a quiescent state for up to seven days or longer.

31 Jul 2017
Academic paper

Transmission Dynamics of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian Subcontinent – A Systematic Literature Review

Systematic review aiming at uncovering the role of asymptomatic Leishmania infection (ALI), PKDL and VL relapse in transmission in the Indian subcontinent, particulalry upon approaching VL elimination .

17 Jul 2017
Academic paper
India, Bangladesh, Nepal

The Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Atlas (WHO, 2012)

A manual for health workers aiming to guide early recognition of PKDL.

26 Jun 2017
Training material
Training health workers

Kala-azar Outbreak Management Guideline, NKEP June 2016

12 Jun 2017
Policy paper
Bangladesh
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pdf

Impact of the current conflict on VL incidence and service delivery capacity in South Sudan (IMA)(WL6 Oral presentation slides)

Oral presentation delivered by Dr. Mounir Lado (IMA, KalaCORE implementing partner) at the 6th World Congress for Leishmaniasis 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Impact of the current conflict on VL incidence and service delivery capacity in South Sudan.

26 May 2017
Publication
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pdf

Cross-sectional surveys in Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia and Sudan (WL6 Oral presentation slides)

Oral presentation delivered at the 6th World Congress for Leishmaniasis 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Cross-sectional surveys in Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia and Sudan: Understanding treatment seeking and household economic burden for VL patients.

26 May 2017
Publication
Case management, Improving surveillance, Operational research
Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sudan
1.23 MB
pdf

Decentralising AmBisome Treatment for VL across Endemic Areas in India: A novel nodal approach (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Decentralising AmBisome Treatment for VL across Endemic Areas in India: A novel nodal approach.
 
Moving away from the previous model of ‘treatment at every centre’ towards a system of ‘nodal’ referral sites.
25 May 2017
Publication
Case management
India
3.4 MB
pdf

VL treatment access, the reality on the ground in Sudan (WL6 Oral presentation slides)

Oral presentation delivered at the 6th World Congress for Leishmaniasis 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Visceral Leishmaniasis treatment access, the reality on the ground in Sudan. 

25 May 2017
Health education material
Case management
Sudan
1.09 MB
pdf

Clinical Mentoring, a new approach for African VL (WL6 Oral presentation slides)

Oral presentation at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Clinical Mentoring, a new approach for clinical VL. Oral presentation, delivered at World Congress for Leishmaniasis 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. 

25 May 2017
Health education material
Case management
Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan

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