Test and treat and active vector control to unlock persistently high schistosomiasis prevalence in the northern Part of Unguja, Zanzibar

Beth Long
Schistosomiasis
240
NTD-SC study
Off

1.    What is the acceptability of the test and treat approach to the school kids in the hot spot areas within the two leading high prevalent districts in Unguja?
2.    How would the test and treatment, followed by vector control and behavior change impact the prevalence of schistosomiasis in the two leading districts and overall prevalence in Unguja?
3.    How feasible is the scalability of the test and treatment method in the present status of the health system? 
4.    Does the test and treat method improve therapeutic coverage within the geographical hotspots’ areas?

In progress
Implementation Research
MDA

Risk of emergence of schistosomiasis in the communities of indigenous peoples 8 years after modification of their environment for rubber cultivation in North of Gabon

ARNTD
Schistosomiasis

Grant awardee: Jacques-Marie Ndong Ngomo

SGP II
NTD-SC study
Off

To assess the risk of emergence of schistosomiasis in the communities of indigenous people 8 years after modification of their environment for rubber cultivation in North of Gabon.
 

Completed

Barriers, facilitators and solutions for equitable access to preventive chemotherapy (PCT) at South Omo, Southern Ethiopia

ARNTD
Lymphatic filariasis
Onchocerciasis
Schistosomiasis
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis
Trachoma

Grant awardee: Mekuria Asnakew Asfaw

SGP II
NTD-SC study
Off

To assess equitable access to PCT distribution and use, identify its barriers and facilitators to recommend possible solutions for equitable access to PCT at South Omo, Southern Ethiopia

Completed

Optimizing surveillance and preventive treatment for control and elimination of NTDs in Ghana

ARNTD
Lymphatic filariasis
Onchocerciasis
Schistosomiasis
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Grant awardee: Yaw Asare Afrane

SGP II
NTD-SC study
Off

How could surveillance and treatment efforts be optimized to control and eliminate NTDs in Ghana?

Completed

Development of molecular diagnostic method for soil- transmitted helminthiases: epidemiological implications for disease control

ARNTD
Schistosomiasis

Grant awardee: Pythagore Fogue

SGP I
NTD-SC study
Off

Can a reliable molecular diagnostic test for STHs be developed and serve in the current epidemiological context of elimination and post-elimination of STHs?

Completed

Systemic, community and individual level barriers in access to equitable and effective control of schistosomiasis in Zambia

ARNTD
Schistosomiasis

Grant awardee: Hikabasa Halwiindi

SGP II
NTD-SC study
Off

To identify and describe multilevel barriers to equitable and effective implementation and delivery of Schistosomiasis interventions and make recommendations.

Completed