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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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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
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Developing outbreak management guidelines in the Indian Subcontinent (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Developing Outbreak Management Guidelines for the VL post-elimination agenda in the Indian Subcontinent.

24 May 2017
Publication
Improving surveillance
Bangladesh, Nepal, India
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National Kala-azar Elimination Programme in Bangladesh and KalaCORE Project Output (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Output of KalaCORE Project to support the National Kala-azar Elimination Programme in Bangladesh.

24 May 2017
Publication
Improving surveillance
Bangladesh
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Impact of Information, Education, Communication and Behavioural Change Communication on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices for VL Elimination in India (WL6 Poster)

Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, 16-20 May 2017, Toledo, Spain. Title: Impact of Information, Education, Communication and Behavioural Change Communication on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices for Elimination of Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in India.
19 May 2017
Publication
Health education
India
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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

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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