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.
Reflecting on the power dynamics between researchers and vulnerable communities: A Ghana case scenario
COUNTDOWN Ghana's Pamela Selormey, reflects on the power imbalances encountered during fieldwork in a vulnerable community in Ghana. This leads her to ask how researchers can ethically collect data and use incentives that do not compromise their work.
From ‘shiny hospitals’ to equitable access to NTD Services and the road to Universal Health Coverage
Shahreen Chowdhury and Kelly Smyth reflect on how successful NTD programmes support Universal Health Care in a blog, after attending the All Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and NTDs which took place on 10th September 2019 at Westminster.
COUNTDOWN at the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health!
COUNTDOWN partners will attend the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine &International Health in Liverpool, from Monday 16th - Friday 20th September 2019.