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2018

05 November Inclusion, integration and sustainability: Towards the Endgame of Neglected Tropical Diseases Laura Dean, Sharon Ngang & Pamela Bongkiyung

22 August Understanding what helps and hinders cross-departmental collaboration in the health sector: Experience from the Liberia NTD Programme Alice Perkins, Research Manager COUNTDOWN Liberia, Laura Dean, Georgina Zawolo, Anthony Bettee, Karsor Kollie and Sally Theobald

17 August COUNTDOWN at the 15th International Symposium on Schistosomiasis, Brazil Professor Russ Stothard & Professor Louis Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté

23 July Demonstrating Impact in Participatory Health Research: Reflections of engaging with participatory health researchers from around the globe Kim Ozano

18 June Engaging in multisectoral collaboration and fostering partnerships: Participatory action research to improve equity and efficiency of health service delivery in Nigeria Luret Lar, Ruth Dixon, Laura Dean, Kim Ozano, Sunday Isiyaku, Sally Theobald, Theresa Hoke 

14 May Science communication in a changing technological landscape: COUNTDOWN at the ISNTD festival Pamela Bongkiyung

10 May How do STH control programmes move forward? By balancing guidelines and recommendations for future proofing on-the-ground experiences!  Russell Stothard

03 April COUNTDOWN’s research and stakeholder engagement approach: reflections from an interactive panel Sally Theobald, Margaret Gyapong,Theresa Hoke

12 March COUNTDOWN at the Royal College of Pathologists: Emerging and Neglected Tropical Infections  Russell Stothard

 08 March Press Play for Women Pushing For Progress on Global Health  Pamela Bongkiyung, Sally Theobald, Julie Irving, Rachael Thomson, Eleanor MacPherson

12 February Don’t Be Alone, Don’t Be Afraid: Partnerships Fostered Between the NTD Programme and Communities in Liberia Karsor Kollie, Laura Dean, Anna Wickenden, Sally Theobald  

2017

11 December Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2107: Helminth infection – from transmission to control Russell Stothard

16 November Mind the Gap: Lessons from over two decades in Gender Mainstreaming on NTDs Sally Theobald, Pamela Bongkiyung, Laura Dean

13 November Impact of NTDs: Beyond the Patients Maureen Ayuk Tembei, Sally Theobald, Russell Stothard, Samuel Wanji

25 October Developing the Multi-disciplinarity of Parasitology, by taking three-steps at a time Lucas Cunningham, Louise Hamill, Zikmund Bartoníček, Lisa Reimer, Louis-Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté, David Molyneux, Mark Taylor, Russ Stothard

15 October It is Global Handwashing Day! What does this mean for Neglected Tropical Diseases? Pamela Bongkiyung, Russell Stothard, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté

21 September Let’s Move the Agenda from Control to Elimination of NTDs Louis Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Pamela Bongkiyung, Russell Stothard

8 September Going with the Flow: Local learning about rivers to implement ground larviciding for community-based control of river blindness Samuel Wanji, Peter Enyong, Andrew Amuam, Relindis Ekanya, Louise Hamill, Joe Turner

5 September Tackling the Lack of Uniformity in Schistosomiasis Transmission  Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Pamela Bongkiyung, Russell Stothard

29 August China and Africa Join Forces in fight to Eliminate Schistosomiasis Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Pamela Bongkiyung, Russell Stothard

15 August  Putting COUNTDOWN Vector Control Activities in the Spotlight at ISNTD Bites 2017 Louise Hamill, Russell Stothard

8 August When to Give or Not Give Incentives: A Researcher’s Reflection on Incentives in the Field   Irene Honam Tsey

24 July Creating Impactful Posters: Hot Tips from the COUNTDOWN Consortium  COUNTDOWN Research Uptake Team, the COUNTDOWN Consortium

8 May Integration as the next step in controlling Neglected Tropical Diseases  Suzy Campbell

3 May COUNTDOWN Consortium: Sharing Learning on using a Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Neglected Tropical Diseases and Contributing to Policy Change for NTDs Control  Akinola Oluwole, Kabiru Salami, Luret Lar, Solomon Jacob, Ndelle, Obiageli Nebe, Pamela Bongkiyung

27 April Ensuring Onchocerciasis Control is more than just “Skin Deep” by Ending the Neglect of Onchodermatitis Louise Hamill, Michele Murdoch, Mathias Esum, Jerome Fru, Samuel Teghen, Ernestine Wasso, Anicetus Suireng, Peter Enyong, Mark Taylor, Joseph Turner, Samuel Wanji

25 April The World NTD Summit Highlights & Schistosomiasis Discussions Russell Stothard 

12 April COUNTDOWN Nigeria: A Model for Conducting Implementation Research Dr Obiageli Nebe, Phillip Okefu Okoko, Ruth Dixon, Laura Dean

6 April COUNTDOWN Launched in Nigeria! Pamela Bongkiyung, Russell Stothard, COUNTDOWN Nigeria Team

10 March Using Polio Samples to Assess Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Prevalence in Ghana Lucas Cunningham

1 March An African Focus at the 2017 GCID Infectious Diseases Symposium, Seoul Russell Stothard

2016

8 December Neglected tropical diseases: Getting “lost in the WASH” no longer!  Suzy Campbell, Nana-Kwadwo Biritwum

2 December WHO-Geneva: Control and Elimination of Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Russell Stothard

23 November Indigenous knowledge and Intersectionality: “Incremental radicalism” and Frontline Health Workers Sally Theobald, RinGS, REACHOUT, ReBUILD, COUNTDOWN