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Snakebites in Kwale, Kenya

I sent our DSS out looking for snake bites, and they found them! We simply asked households if anyone in the household had been bitten by a snake in the past five years. 75 more words

Africa

DeWorm3: interview on disease elimination with Peter Jourdan│Sustainabilty

by Dr Peter Jourdan, Director of Science and Policy, DeWorm3, NHM

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This recent interview outlines the plans and vision for DeWorm3, a major… 242 more words

Curators And Researchers

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#Zika:Is microcephaly in North-East Brazil due to virus or multi-causal?

If WHO has launched a PHEIC with regards Zika virus and possible side effects/defects like Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) or microcephaly, several scientists are now pointing out other root causes for explaining both the nature of the disability and the… 361 more words

The Health Spread

Deconstructing the "Tropical" in Neglected Diseases

BY GAIL ROBSON

The WHO-approved term “Neglected Tropical Diseases,” is ubiquitous in the global health world, often shortened to its requisite public health abbreviation “NTDs”. 831 more words

Op-Ed

River in the Jungle

Unable to sleep on our bouncy flight I cracked open Palahniuk’s new book Beautiful You and made a sizable dent in the narrative. Good book so far, I’ve gotten to the 136 day turning point of the story where the real twist and plot of the book starts to rear darkly into the forefront. 1,082 more words

General Travel

Systems thinking for rabies control: What does it mean for rabies research

An atypical zoonosis

Rabies, in many ways, is an atypical zoonosis. It continues to feature as a priority disease by multiple national as well as… 1,189 more words

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