NewsDesk @bactiman63 Schistosomiasis Schistosomiasis is present in most Brazilian states, but mainly in the Northeast and Southeast regions. The states of Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte,...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up support to help the Nigerian government eliminate over 20 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that remain endemic in the country. The projects are meant...

Today, at the 30th African Union Heads of State Summit, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) added neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) to its annual scorecard on disease progress. The scorecard...

To date we’ve covered several different types of parasites on the podcast–protozoa, tapeworms and roundworms.On today’s episode of Parasites 101 on Outbreak News Interviews, we’ll be looking...

Parasitology teacher and the author of the book, Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle joined me on the episode to discuss the soil-transmitted helminth, the giant...

On Friday, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Department of Health (DOH) and Johnson and Johnson Philippines to assist the Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Control Program of the DOH. J&J...

The current population of India is 1,328,895,718 as of Saturday, August 20, 2016, based on the latest United Nations estimates, accounting for nearly 18 percent of the world’s population and placing...

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National School Deworming Day, a month-long deworming activity, done every January and July in the Philippines by the Department of Health is performed to decrease soil transmitted helminthiasis cases...