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  • Posted: April 5, 2022

    Paul Emerson, PhD

    Dr. Paul Emerson directs both Children Without Worms and the International Trachoma Initiative at the Task Force for Global Health, bringing over 25 years of experience working in Africa to … Read more Paul Emerson, PhD

  • Posted: April 5, 2022

    Niveditha Narasimhan, MPH

    Niveditha began working with Children Without Worms in January 2022 as a Senior Program Associate, supporting the team’s global projects with program management, relationship management, key logistical and administrative needs, … Read more Niveditha Narasimhan, MPH

  • Posted: August 26, 2021

    Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminth (STH) Disease-Specific Group Virtual Meeting / Réunion du groupe spécifique sur la schistosomiase et les géo-helminthes

    7 September 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 (BST/London) / 10:00 – 12:00 EDT (USA) | Virtual Platform The Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) Disease-Specific Group of the NNN is convening a meeting … Read more Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminth (STH) Disease-Specific Group Virtual Meeting / Réunion du groupe spécifique sur la schistosomiase et les géo-helminthes

  • Published: August 20, 2021 | File type: PDF

    Increasing efficiencies from integrating control and elimination programmes for soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis

    David Rollinson, Girija Sankar, Mariana Stephens, Anouk Gouvras, Johannes Waltz, Louis Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, and Rubina Imtiaz

    Children Without Worms, secretariat of The Soil-transmitted Helminth (STH) Coalition, advocates for renewed efforts of collaboration with Global Schistosomiasis (SCH) Alliance and relevant stakeholders to scale up control programs for … Read more Increasing efficiencies from integrating control and elimination programmes for soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis

  • Published: January 17, 2021 | File type: PDF

    Post-intervention epidemiology of STH in Bangladesh: Data to sustain the gains

    Sanjaya Dhakal, Mohammad Jahirul Karim, Abdullah Al Kawsar, Jasmine Irish, Mujibur Rahman, Cara Tupps, Ashraful Kabir, Rubina Imtiaz

    The government of Bangladesh conducted school-based mass drug administration (MDA) for over 10 years to control soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections. School-based evaluations of MDA indicate a reduction in STH burden … Read more Post-intervention epidemiology of STH in Bangladesh: Data to sustain the gains

  • Published: January 13, 2021 | File type: PDF

    Qualitative systematic literature review of global soil-transmitted helminthiasis prevalence and intensity studies

    Michael R. Diaz, Jasmine Irish, Zena Belay, Stacy Davlin, Alexander Jones, Rubina Imtiaz

    Author Summary STH prevalence and intensity measures form the basis of WHO goals and action thresholds for national programs in endemic countries. Considering the importance of these STH burden measures, … Read more Qualitative systematic literature review of global soil-transmitted helminthiasis prevalence and intensity studies

  • Published: December 6, 2020 | File type: External Link

    First international external quality assessment scheme of nucleic acid amplification tests for the detection of Schistosoma and soil-transmitted helminths, including Strongyloides: A pilot study

    Piet Cools, Lisette van Lieshout, Rob Koelewijn, David Addiss, Sitara S. R. Ajjampur, Mio Ayana, Richard S. Bradbury, Jason L. Cantera, Daniel Dana, Kerstin Fischer, Rubina Imtiaz, Joyce Kabagenyi, James Lok, James McCarthy, Rojelio Mejia, Zeleke Mekonnen, Sammy M. Njenga, Nurulhasanah Othman, Hongguang Shao, Rebecca Traub, Marjan Van Esbroeck, Jozef Vercruysse, Johnny Vlaminck, Steven A. Williams, Jaco J. Verweij, Jaap J. van Hellemond, Bruno Levecke

    Cools P, van Lieshout L, Koelewijn R, Addiss D, Ajjampur SSR, et al. (2020) First international external quality assessment scheme of nucleic acid amplification tests for the detection of Schistosoma and soil-transmitted helminths, including Strongyloides: A pilot study. PLOS … Read more First international external quality assessment scheme of nucleic acid amplification tests for the detection of Schistosoma and soil-transmitted helminths, including Strongyloides: A pilot study

  • Published: December 1, 2020 | File type: External Link

    COVID-19 in the least developed, fragile, and conflict-affected countries — How can the most vulnerable be protected?

    Shahul H. Ebrahim, Ernesto Gozzer, Yusuf Ahmed, Rubina Imtiaz, John Ditekemena, N.M. Mujeeb Rahman, Patricia Schlagenhauf, Saleh A. Alqahtani, Ziad A. Memish

    Ebrahim, S. H., Gozzer, E., Ahmed, Y., Imtiaz, R., Ditekemena, J., Rahman, N. M. M., Schlagenhauf, P., Alqahtani, S. A., & Memish, Z. A. (2021). COVID-19 in the least developed, … Read more COVID-19 in the least developed, fragile, and conflict-affected countries — How can the most vulnerable be protected?

  • Published: November 6, 2020 | File type: External Link

    The NTD Supply Chain Forum—Strengthening the backbone of NTD programs

    Ashley A. Souza, Cassandra Holloway, Tijana Williams

    Souza AA, Holloway C, Williams T (2020) The NTD Supply Chain Forum—Strengthening the backbone of NTD programs. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14(11): e0008818. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008818