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The Cost of Coffee

Rice University may not have had a lot (read: any) courses on cartooning, but there was certainly a lot to learn on Global Health.  I was privileged to attend several lectures by Dr. 102 more words


Medical Entomology – It’s more than Mosquitoes!

Trying to explain what medical entomology is can of a challenge. While most people can clearly guess it is something health based, beyond that they can be stumped. 167 more words


Recent WASH studies on NTDS, shared sanitation, detection of E. coli

The Effect of Hygiene-Based Lymphedema Management in Lymphatic Filariasis-Endemic Areas: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. PLoS NTDs, Oct 2015. Authors: Meredith E. Stocks, Matthew C. Freeman, David G. 649 more words

Sanitation And Health

Public Health in the News - October 18, 2015


Public Health

Interested in how to build capacity in research programmes?

By Kate Hawkins

Part of the theory of change that underpins COUNTDOWN is that we will use our platform to strengthen the pre-existing capacity of participating organisations and the stakeholders that we interact with. 148 more words

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Defining Lymphatic Filariasis hotspots in Ghana

By Lisa Reimer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

We must appreciate the heterogeneities of NTDs across communities and understand the factors that have resulted in persistent disease, only then can we apply a sustainable strategy for elimination… 477 more words


Co-Infections: Impact on Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Kate Hawkins

Next week the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health will meet in Basel, Switzerland. We are delighted that our team member Margaret Gyapong will be there representing… 87 more words