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2 Jun 2008
Lessons learned from community-directed treatment for onchocerciasis could have implications for other disease control programmes.
Source: The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
2 May 2008
A study in the southern Sudan found the prevalence of active trachoma was less in children who had received antibiotic treatment, had clean faces, had faces washed more frequently, and used latrines.
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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24 Apr 2008
A report from Tanzania shows this major cause of blindness can be defeated.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine
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6 Mar 2008
Tatum Anderson interviews David Molyneux, focusing on his work as Director of the Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre and its role within the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis. Professor Molyneux calls for a complete change in the focus of public health funding.
26 Feb 2008
The Indian Institute of Applied Dermatology reports that it can relieve up to 80 percent of the chronic manifestations of lymphatic filariasis.
Source: Institute of Applied Dermatology (IAD)
5 Feb 2008
Typhoid may be regarded as a neglected disease. There is considerable evidence to support this view.
Exciting results reported from a small clinical trial of a malaria vaccine in Mali.
Source: Source: SciDev.Net
3 Dec 2007
Approximately 1 million young children in Africa die from malaria every year.
30 Nov 2007
With the global resurgence of dengue and its more severe form, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), the disease has re-emerged as a major threat to public health.
18 Sep 2007
Preventative malaria treatment could improve schoolchildren's performance in endemic areas, a study suggests.
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