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Free on-line course "The Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis (kala-azar)"

Developed by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine together with the guidance, expertise and training material from KalaCORE partners and the support of UK aid by the UK government, we invite you to join the new open free on-line course on the Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL).

The course serves as a unique platform to learn about the practical tools, the requirements and the complexities of VL control and elimination programmes - like those supported by KalaCORE, in South Asia and East Africa.

To register to the course and to find out more information visit 


24 Jul 2018
Training material
Training health workers
Ethiopia, India, Bangladesh, Sudan, Nepal, South Sudan
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KalaCORE Project M&E Guide

The Guide has been developed and used by KalaCORE, in paralellel to the implementation and operational research activities udertaken. Robust and appropriate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) together can increase the potential for projects to contribute to achieving and demonstrating the goal of the programme.

Several target intervention M&E areas that are covered here include:

  • Clinical health worker training to improve diagnosis & treatment
  • Laboratory training to improve diagnosis
  • Supervision of health workers
  • Upgrading health facilities
  • Improve supply of drugs & diagnostics
  • Behaviour change communication (BCC)
  • Strengthening surveillance
  • Vector control
19 Jun 2018
Training material

Treatment Guidelines for Ethiopia

This website collates the treatment guidelines for General Hospitals, Primary Hospitals and Health Centres in Ethiopia.

4 Dec 2017
Training material
Training health workers, Case management

IDSA-ASTMH Practical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis:

The most recent CDC recommended Clinical Practice Guidelines on Leishmaniasis. Developed in 2016 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
6 Nov 2017
Training material

WHO Neglected tropical diseases e-learning course

A free course on post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is now accessible through the free online eLearning Platform of the World Health Organization (WHO). This course on PKDL is part of a new e-learning initiative devoted to sustainable control of neglected tropical diseases. 

7 Aug 2017
Training material
Health education, Training health workers

The Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Atlas (WHO, 2012)

A manual for health workers aiming to guide early recognition of PKDL.

26 Jun 2017
Training material
Training health workers