Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Onchocerciasis – or “river blindness” – is a parasitic disease caused by the filarial worm Onchocerca volvulus transmitted by repeated bites of infected blackflies (Simulium spp.). These blackflies...

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Tropical Diseases
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en

Noma (cancrum oris) is a serious gangrenous disease of the mouth and face, mainly affecting children aged 2 to 6 years in sub-Saharan Africa.

Despite substantial knowledge gaps, it is reported to...

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Noma
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en

This course is based on the Manual on Safety in Administering Medicines for Neglected Tropical Diseases which provides practical tools, training modules and jobs aids to further improve the plannin...

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Drug safety NTD
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en
OpenWHO

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is fatal if left untreated in over 95% of cases. It is characterized by irregular bouts of fever, weight loss, enlargement of the spleen and li...

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Leishmaniasis
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OpenWHO

Patients affected by skin conditions present signs and symptoms that guide the next steps for clinicians to reach the correct diagnosis. Sometimes a syndrome is enough to establish a diagnosis whil...

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Tropical Dermatology
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en
OpenWHO

A key component of achieving control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is effective supply chain management of preventive chemotherapy drugs for Mass Drug Administration (MDA) f...

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Not disease specific
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en
OpenWHO

Leprosy occurs worldwide. The prevalence of leprosy has decreased from more than 5 million cases in the 1980s to a little over 170 000 in 2019 due to the introduction of Multi-drug therapy. Even th...

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Leprosy
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en
OpenWHO

Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is usually a sequel of visceral leishmaniasis and is one of the skin neglected tropical diseases. It occurs mainly in East Africa and on the Indian subcon...

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Leishmaniasis
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en

Yaws is targeted for eradication by WHO in the 2021-2030 NTD Roadmap. It is therefore crucial to know how to identify cases, design and implement activities to eradicate the disease at the communit...

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Tropical Diseases
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en
OpenWHO

Despite being fully preventable, dog-mediated human rabies kills tens of thousands of people every year, especially in rural and impoverished areas in Africa and Asia. This course provides particip...

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Rabies
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en
OpenWHO

Bien qu'elle soit entièrement évitable, la rage humaine transmise par les chiens tue des dizaines de milliers de personnes chaque année, en particulier dans les zones rurales et pauvres d'Afrique e...

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Rabies
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fr
OpenWHO

Несмотря на то, что бешенство, передаваемое человеку собаками, полностью предотвратимо, от этого заболевания ежегодно погибают десятки тысяч людей, особенно в сельских и бедных районах Африки и Ази...

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Rabies
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ru