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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
1.76 MB
pdf

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

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
2.04 MB
pdf

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
Publication

Leishmaniasis in high-burden countries: an epidemiological update based on data reported in 2014 , WHO

Most recent epidemiological data collated by the WHO showing the burden of VL world-wide. Published June 2016 
6 Jun 2016
Publication
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National Road Map for Kala-azar Elimination in India

Developed by the NVBDCP, August 2014.

1 Sep 2014
Publication
India

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