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Lessons learnt from new analysis of hospital data collected over the past 5-10 years in Ethiopia (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Using passive surveillance data to inform control of visceral leishmaniasis: 5-10 years of hospital-based retrospective data in Endemic areas of Ethiopia.

19 May 2017
Publication
Improving surveillance
Ethiopia
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Development of a new Health Facility Assessment (HFA) tool to evaluate readiness and facilitate VL service provision in East African region (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: New tool for assessment of health facility readiness to provide visceral leishmaniasis treatment for Africa. 

19 May 2017
Publication
Case management
Ethiopia, Sudan

Integrating neglected tropical diseases in global health and development

The fourth WHO report on neglected tropical diseases outlining progress and steps towards 2020 elimination targets. Published in April 2017.

20 Apr 2017
Publication

Elimination of visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent: a comparison of predictions from three transmission models

How does VL elimination in ISC look like in the run-up to 2020?

Suggestions from three transmission models of visceral leishmaniasis fitted into recent case data from 8 endemic districts in Bihar, India.  

3 Apr 2017
Academic paper
India

WHO Validation of Elimination

As some countries approach their elimination targets the WHO has produced a document outlining the criteria for the validation of elimination

3 Apr 2017
Policy paper
Case management
Bangladesh, India, Nepal
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Health education tools, India

Implementing partners in India have developed an array of Health Education tools to inform both healthcare workers and the public about kala azar and PKDL. The material has been produced using the local language where applicable and consists of stickers, posters, leaflets and short videos.

1 Mar 2017
Health education material
Health education
India

Accelerated Plan for Kala-azar Elimination 2017 India

The new roadmap for elimination of VL in India by the Directorate National Vector Control Disease Programme. Published in February 2017

1 Mar 2017
Policy paper
India

Kinetoplastid drug discovery

A recently published paper by the Kinetoplastid Drug Discovery Group at Novartis (GNF) in San Diego.  The paper elegantly describes the processes involved in a modern drug discovery programme and how it has been applied to NTDs
8 Sep 2016
Academic paper
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WHO Expert Committee on the Control of the Leishmaniases, Geneva, 22-26 March 2010.

WHO Technical Report series ; no. 949; p 44.
30 Aug 2016
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