May 14,2018
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provides technical and scientific expertise for programs in the areas of communicable disease, chronic disease and environmental epidemiology. Designs, conducts and reports on the epidemiological study of diseases, collects and analyzes data and develops health education materials. Manages and participates in investigations and surveys that have national and international impact. Conducts program research and prepares operational and statistical reports. May write publishab...
May 1,2018
A groundbreaking new test to detect drug resistance in intestinal worms is expected to be ready for proof of concept testing early next year. This test could help large-scale treatment programs identify resistance before it takes hold within a population. Intestinal worms cause soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH), a neglected tropical disease that affects more than a billion people in some of the poorest and hardest to access areas of the world. The Task Force program Children Without Wor...