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The ‘Pathogen Box’

Last year I (Ryan West) attended the ISNTD-D3 2015 conference where I saw a presentation by Julio Martin from GSK Tres Cantos. He gave an interesting talk about open source drug discovery focusing on kinetoplastid diseases. 351 more words

Drug Discovery

Building links with polio surveillance in Ghana

By Lucas Cunningham

The COUNTDOWN team in Ghana completed a successful qPCR workshop and I stayed on in Accra and with Dr Mike Osei-Atweneboana to help consolidate research links with The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR).  598 more words

NTDs

Learning from the Neglected Tropical Disease NGDO Network

By Suzy Campbell,

Over the past few years it has been exciting to see momentum building to address integration and health systems strengthening beyond the traditional vertical approaches of funding and delivery of single disease strategies. 611 more words

NTDs

Water, sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: a new Global Strategy 2015–20

Water, sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: a new Global Strategy 2015–20Int. Health (2016) 8 (suppl 1): i19-i21. 131 more words

Sanitation And Health

Eliminating soil-transmitted parasitic worms: the DeWorm3 challenge | Sustainability

by Hannah Wolley, Museum Development Intern

As someone with two science degrees and a fascination for the unusual I was intrigued, when I found out that the Museum is a world leader in the research of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). 794 more words

Curators And Researchers

WASH & NTDs Webinar - WASHing Away Diseases, Two Hands at a Time

Published on Feb 22, 2016

The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW) co-hosted this webinar with the USAID WASHplus project to discuss the importance of integrating water, sanitation, and hygiene to combat neglected tropical diseases, and to address the need for new approaches for multi-sector initiatives to promote equity, poverty alleviation, health, and well-being.

Sanitation And Health

Feb 18 Webinar - WASHing away diseases: two hands at a time

February 18, 2016 Webinar, 9:00 a.m EST- WASHing away diseases: two hands at a time

Please join the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing and the USAID/WASHplus project for a webinar discussing why water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) matter to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and addressing the need for new approaches for multi-sector initiatives to promote equity, poverty alleviation, health, and well-being. 218 more words

Sanitation And Health