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RAP 6 article is published

RAP 6  is a systematic review and meta-analysis that examined the quantitative link between reported reductions in post-treatment Schistosoma infection intensity (egg reduction rate, ERR) and the changes seen in population prevalence of anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, growth retardation, and other clinical complications of schistosomiasis (see Andrade...

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Rapid Answers Project (RAP) 5 and 6 Underway

SCORE RAPs number 5 and 6 are underway, analyzing existing research evidence concerning operational issues relevant to schistosomiasis control and elimination. To learn more about RAP 5 and RAP 6 please visit Rapid Answers Project (RAP)....

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RAP 4 articles are published

RAP 4 examined the literature to determine and compare the efficacy of niclosamide application for intermediate host snail control in Schistosoma-endemic areas. We have completed and published a scoping historical review of the perceived pros and cons of this approach, including a list of the technical...

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SCORE 5th Annual Meeting covered in CTEGD blog post

Forty-five researchers and other leaders, representing 24 institutions and 12 countries, in the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTD) gathered at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia on June 3 through June 5, 2015 for the annual meeting of the Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational...

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Rapid Answers Projects (RAP)

As part of our Rapid Answers Projects (RAP), a white paper analyzing existing studies has been published addressing the question as to whether or not adults in endemic areas get reinfected with Schistosoma haematobium following curative drug treatment. ...

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Launch of Tokomeza Kichocho Zanzibar

On 28 July 2011, the 11th Anniversary of Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri (PHL-IdC) was celebrated in Pemba Island, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, and Tokomeza Kichocho, the programme for elimination of schistosomiasis transmission from Zanzibar, was launched....

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