Report following the East African regional meeting in Nairobi over June 2017. It reviews progress and challenges in leishmaniasis control activities and strategies n Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda during 2016 and sumamrises key actions for 2017 forwards.
A map of the ethical issues around vector-borne diseases (23-24 February 2017), including:
- environmental and social determinants of health
- ethics of vector control
- aspects of ethics in surveillance and research
- ethics of mass public health interventions
A document produced by the Ministry of Health in South Sudan, with the support of WHO and UNICEF as well as other national and international partners. It contains the recommended algorithms for investigating suspected cases of VL, PKDL and possible VL relapse, as well as details on diagnostic procedures and associated forms the MoH requires to be completed.
As some countries approach their elimination targets the WHO has produced a document outlining the criteria for the validation of elimination
The new roadmap for elimination of VL in India by the Directorate National Vector Control Disease Programme. Published in February 2017