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Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs

Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programsBMC Public Health, June 2015.

Why mosquitoes? Isn't it obvious?

One of the things I am often asked is what got me interested in Mosquitoes. There is of course the blatantly obvious “vectored disease are a major problem in the world” answer, but sometimes people can’t grasp that as a reason. 639 more words

Biology

The Neglected Tropical Disease hotspot puzzle requires multidisciplinary investigation

Sally Theobald, Margaret Gyapong, Mike Osei-Atweneboano, Sheila Addei, Alexander Adjei, Adriana Opong, Samantha Page and Kate Hawkins Dr Benjamin Kofi Marfo, Deputy Director of the Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) programme in Ghana, is fizzing with energy as he explains the NTD hotspot conundrum in Ghana. 578 more words

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Implementation Research: A Different Kind of IR

Yesterday I attended the first day of a three-day conference on IR. Coming from a political science background, I spent most of the day trying not to equate that with “international relations” in my mind. 1,319 more words

Global Health

A Collection of Vector Ecology Resources

I came across Dynamic Ecology’s https://dynamicecology.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/videos-for-teaching-ecology/ list of videos on all things ecological and thought I would try and do the same for the world of vector biology/ecology. 578 more words

Biology

Experience Poverty 2015: Day 3 - Deworm the World Initiative

As I might have mentioned a few times(!) this week I, as part of the Effective Altruism Brighton group, am struggling through Experience Poverty; living on £1.50 a day for food to raise awareness that half the world have to do this every day! 725 more words

Effective Altruism