COUNTDOWN is a 5-year Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project which brings together innovative and multi-disciplinary neglected tropical disease (NTD) researchers, policy makers, practitioners and implementation research specialists from Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, the UK and the USA.
Health Systems Research – 5th Global Symposium Liverpool, United Kingdom
COUNTDOWN will participate in the upcoming #HSR2018 with poster presentations and on various panels through oral presentations relating to community health workers, disability and chronic disease.
Working on the Front line of National NTD Coordination in Liberia - Get to know Anthony Bettee
Meet COUNTDOWN Liberia’s Research Uptake Officer and National Coordinator for Schistosomiasis (SCH) & Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH).
Using GPS Logging Devices to track water contact of schistosomiasis at risk-groups in Barombi Kotto, Cameroon
COUNTDOWN researchers and Masters’ students from LSTM; used wearable GPS data loggers to measure and compare the water contact patterns of Pre-school aged children and their mothers at Barombi Kotto in 2017.
The Health Economics Protocol of the COUNTDOWN multi-country observational study in Ghana, Cameroon and Liberia
By Maame Esi Woode, Jahangir A.M. Khan, Rachael Thomson, Louis Wilhelmus Niessen, the COUNTDOWN Consortium
This present study aims to identify generalisable factors which influence the acceptance, effectiveness, efficiency and equity...
Participatory action research to improve equity and efficiency of health service delivery in Nigeria
By Luret Lar, Ruth Dixon, Laura Dean, Kim Ozano, Sunday Isiyaku, Sally Theobald, Theresa Hoke
COUNTDOWN’s research on community engagement strategies and programme planning used PAR to ensure effective use of participatory...