Interesting Links

Children Without Worms

A great programme with a mission to enhance children's health and development by reducing intestinal worm infections. link

Global Atlas of Helminth Infections

The Global Atlas of Helminth Infections (GAHI) shows the geographical distribution of neglected tropical worm diseases. All GAHI resources are available on an open access basis.   link


Deworm3 is another Bill and Melinda Gates foundation funded project that aims to test the feasibility of eliminating soil-transmitted helminths and to develop cost-effective methods to support elimination programs. link

Uniting to Combat NTDs

Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases is a worldwide collective working to fulfil the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases.  LINK

Countdown on NTDs

COUNTDOWN is a research consortium dedicated to investigating cost-effective and sustainable solutions necessary to control and eliminate the seven most common Neglected Tropical Diseases by 2020.Link

Coalition for Operational Research on NTDs (COR-NTD)

The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is a group of researchers, program implementers and their supporters with the shared goal of optimizing NTD control and elimination. The aim of COR-NTD is to create new synergies within the operational research arena for NTDs and align that research with the program needs. Link

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization provides constant updates on the coverage of children in need of drug administration.  LINK

NTD modelling consortium

Many urgent policy issues concerning the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) can only be answered through high-quality quantitative modelling. This is where the NTD Modelling Consortium come into play. The consoritium is also a conduit for the exchange of ideas, insights and questions between modellers and their users.  LINK

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