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Quality of WHO guidelines on snakebite: the neglect continues

Snakebite remains a major public health challenge in many parts of rural Africa, Asia and South America. Available estimates suggest that there are about 94 000 deaths across the world annually due to snakebites; a conservative estimate as many deaths in low and middle-income countries are not reported.The burden on health systems due to snakebite is much higher than what is indicated by the mortality, because even non-venomous snakebite victims visit healthcare facilities for assessment and the morbidity due to snakebite has been scarcely documented. 134 more words

Public Health

Khartoum mk. III: Mycetoma, a neglected tropical disease, the ideal app & the wrong shoes

Khartoum, 7th July 2017. Its July 2017, and I’m back in Khartoum for a third time. The mission: to write a mycetoma app in 10 days. 463 more words


Water Currents, June 5, 2017 - WASH & Neglected Tropical Diseases

Water Currents, June 5, 2017 – WASH & Neglected Tropical Diseases

Publications and Videos 

Integrating Neglected Tropical Diseases in Global Health and Development: Fourth WHO Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases… 331 more words

Sanitation And Health

Lessons learned from WASH and NTD projects

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are essential for preventing and managing diseases including neglected tropical diseases (NTD) which affect over 1 billion people among the poorest communities. 136 more words

Hygiene Promotion

Leprosy: The curse beyond imagination

By Beatrice Nyangoma

Sylvia Namugerwa a 24-year  resident of Buikwe district has been battling with leprosy for the last seventeen years. She says that people look at her as unclean and they don’t allow her to socialize with them for fear of infecting them. 587 more words

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