Neglected tropical diseases

All past events/informations related to NTD – 2008

2008
  • 13 Nov. 08 | Geneva
    Request for nominations: WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on NTDs
  • 13 Oct. 08 | Geneva
    The Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: Health Impact after 8 Years. Plos NTD, by E. Ottesen, P.Hooper, M. Bradley, G.Biswas.
  • 11 Oct. 08 | Geneva
    Survival — The Deadliest Disease
    A human African trypanosomiasis Documentary. Full version
  • 06 Oct. 08 | Geneva
    Hookworm-Related Anaemia among Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review
    Plos NTD by S. Brooker, P.Hotez, D. Bundy [pdf 213kb]
  • 01 Oct. 08 | Geneva
    A human rights-based approach to neglected tropical diseases. [pdf 500kb]
    French [pdf 550kb] | Spanish [pdf 550kb]
  • 22 Sept. 08 | Geneva
    Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis): 546 million people treated worldwide in 2007 alone. Audio summary–LF, 00:02:35 [mp3 1.5Mb]
  • 12 Sept. 08 | Geneva
    Progress report on Global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis and Conclusions of the meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on the Global Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, November 2007
    Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2008, Vol.83 N°37, pp.333–348
  • 08 July 08 | Geneva
    Statement: WHO welcomes G8 agreement to annual reviews of commitments to progress in global health.
  • 1 July 2008 | Geneva
    Monitoring of Drug Efficacy in Large Scale Treatment Programmes for Human Helminthiasis
  • 24 June 08 | Geneva
    Report of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group: STAG-NTD. And More
  • 07 June 08 | Geneva
    Integrated control of the neglected tropical diseases: A neglected opportunity ripe for action – Jointly prepared by WHO and the Carter Center
    Ref: WHO/HTM/NTD/2008.1
  • 02 June 08 | Geneva
    Kids for World Health Lobbies Congresswoman Lowey ― Eliminating Chagas Disease is the Goal. More
  • 23 May 08 | Geneva
    WHA rewards remarkable people in different fields of public health
  • 19 May 08 | Geneva
    Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization. Opening speech at the Sixty-first World Health Assembly
  • 18 May 08 | Geneva
    Controlling Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in pre-school-age children through preventive chemotherapy. PLoS Medicine
  • 15 May 08 | Geneva
    WHO position statement on integrated vector management
  • 11 Apr. 08 | New Delhi
    Elimination of yaws in India. More
  • 09 Apr. 08 | Addis Ababa
    Report of the Fifth Consultative Meeting on Leishmania/HIV Coinfection, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20–22 March 2007. More
  • 2–4 April 2008 | Abuja
    8th Regional Conference on Dracunculiasis
  • 02 Apr. 08 | Arusha
    Opening of the 5th Meeting of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
  • 11 Mar. 08 | Yemen
    Yemen launches national campaign to eliminate schistosomiasis
  • 01 Mar. 08 | Benin
    Training workshop for national managers of neglected tropical disease (NTD) programmes
  • 27 Feb. 08 | Geneva
    Eliminating Human African Trypanosomiasis: Where Do We Stand and What Comes Next. PLoS Medicine
  • 20 Feb. 08 | Washington
    President Bush announces new global initiative to combat Neglected Tropical Diseases. White House Press Release. And DG's statement
  • 15 Feb. 08 | London
    SCI Team Receives Medal at the Queens Royal Anniversary Trust Award Ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
  • 14 Feb. 08 | Geneva
    Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System: Pathogenesis and Worldwide Impact Conference in Paris. Registration is now open !
  • 22 Jan. 08 | Geneva
    TripleCo-Administration of Ivermectin, Albendazole and Praziquantel in Zanzibar: A Safety Study. More
  • 08 Jan. 08 | Geneva
    First Global Partners' Meeting on Neglected Tropical Diseases ― Report will be available in April

14 Aug. 2008 | Geneva
Nepal: ensuring a worm-free childhood
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