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The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action.

Lancet 2019 Jul 6;394(10192):81-92. Epub 2019 Jun 6.

Tropical Diseases Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31136-5DOI Listing
July 2019

Female genital schistosomiasis and HIV/AIDS: Reversing the neglect of girls and women.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 04 4;13(4):e0007025. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Regional Advisory Unit for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6448816PMC
April 2019

The Global Trachoma Mapping Project: A Catalyst for Progress Against Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Authors:
Dirk Engels

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2016 ;23(sup1):1-2

a Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases , World Health Organization , Geneva , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09286586.2016.1257139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5706979PMC
September 2017

Renewed push to strengthen vector control globally.

Lancet 2017 06 1;389(10086):2270-2271. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31376-4DOI Listing
June 2017

Drug-based vector control: a potential new paradigm.

Malar J 2017 05 17;16(1):200. Epub 2017 May 17.

Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1835-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436441PMC
May 2017

The cross-cutting contribution of the end of neglected tropical diseases to the sustainable development goals.

Infect Dis Poverty 2017 Apr 4;6(1):73. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-017-0288-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5379574PMC
April 2017

Neglected tropical diseases: A proxy for equitable development and shared prosperity.

Authors:
Dirk Engels

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Apr 20;11(4):e0005419. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005419
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5398474PMC
April 2017

Neglected tropical diseases: progress towards addressing the chronic pandemic.

Lancet 2017 01 14;389(10066):312-325. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30171-4DOI Listing
January 2017

Rabies vaccine stockpile: fixing the supply chain.

Bull World Health Organ 2016 Sep;94(9):635-635A

Department of the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.183012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5034646PMC
September 2016

Sustainable Development Goals: diseases that neglect no goals.

Nature 2016 07;535(7613):493

WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/535493cDOI Listing
July 2016

Leaving no one behind: a neglected tropical disease indicator and tracers for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Int Health 2016 Mar;8 Suppl 1:i15-8

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihw002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4777229PMC
March 2016

Water, sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: a new Global Strategy 2015-20.

Int Health 2016 Mar;8 Suppl 1:i19-21

Department of Public Health, the Environment and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland WaterAid, 47-49 Durham Street, London SE11 5JD, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihv073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5580794PMC
March 2016

Neglected tropical diseases in the Sustainable Development Goals.

Authors:
Dirk Engels

Lancet 2016 Jan 15;387(10015):223-4. Epub 2016 Jan 15.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00043-XDOI Listing
January 2016

Trachoma and Yaws: Common Ground?

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Dec 3;9(12):e0004071. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004071DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4669168PMC
December 2015

Global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis: the processes underlying programme success.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Dec 11;8(12):e3328. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center, Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America; RTI International, Washington, D.C., United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003328DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4263400PMC
December 2014

Has the NTD community neglected evidence-based policy? PLOS NTDs 2013 expert commentary of the viewpoint by Nagpal S, Sinclair D, Garner P.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 11;7(7):e2299. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002299DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3708845PMC
February 2014

Markov model to forecast the change in prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths during a control programme: a case study in Vietnam.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2013 May 6;107(5):313-8. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Heath Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trt019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5576531PMC
May 2013

Preventive chemotherapy and the fight against neglected tropical diseases.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2012 Feb;10(2):237-42

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/eri.11.165DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5624510PMC
February 2012

Examining the relationship between urogenital schistosomiasis and HIV infection.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011 Dec 6;5(12):e1396. Epub 2011 Dec 6.

Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001396DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3232194PMC
December 2011

Africa is desperate for praziquantel.

Lancet 2010 Aug;376(9740):496-8

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University and Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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August 2010

Evidence-based policy on deworming.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2009 27;3(1):e359. Epub 2009 Jan 27.

Department of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000359DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2625435PMC
March 2010

Unresolved issues in anthelmintic pharmacology for helminthiases of humans.

Int J Parasitol 2010 Jan 20;40(1):1-13. Epub 2009 Nov 20.

Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H9X 3V9.

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January 2010

Triple co-administration of ivermectin, albendazole and praziquantel in zanzibar: a safety study.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2008 Jan 23;2(1):e171. Epub 2008 Jan 23.

Programme for Lymphatic Filariasis, Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.

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http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000171
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2217668PMC
January 2008

Control of Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniosis.

Adv Parasitol 2006 ;61:509-66

WHO/FAO Collaborating Center for Parasitic Zoonoses, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0065-308X(05)61012-3DOI Listing
October 2006

Deworming: adding public health education to the equation.

Trends Parasitol 2006 Oct 27;22(10):455-6. Epub 2006 Jul 27.

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October 2006

An analysis of the impact of the Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Brazil.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2006 Sep;101 Suppl 1:79-85

Coordenação de Doenças Transmitidas por Vetores/Esquistossomose, Ministério da Saúde, 70058-900 Brasília, DF, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0074-02762006000900012DOI Listing
September 2006

Reconsidering the underestimated burden caused by neglected tropical diseases.

Trends Parasitol 2006 Aug 23;22(8):363-6. Epub 2006 Jun 23.

Department of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2006.06.004DOI Listing
August 2006

Control of schistosomiasis in China.

Acta Trop 2005 Nov-Dec;96(2-3):67-8. Epub 2005 Aug 25.

Parasitic Diseases and Vector Control, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2005.07.004DOI Listing
December 2005

Triclabendazole for the treatment of fascioliasis and paragonimiasis.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2005 Dec;14(12):1513-26

Swiss Tropical Institute, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland.

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December 2005

Extending the benefits of deworming for development.

Lancet 2005 Apr 30-May 6;365(9470):1520-1

Parasitic Diseases and Vector Control, WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)66433-1DOI Listing
May 2005

Monitoring drug efficacy and early detection of drug resistance in human soil-transmitted nematodes: a pressing public health agenda for helminth control.

Int J Parasitol 2004 Oct;34(11):1205-10

Fondazione Ivo de Carneri, Via IV Marzo 14, 10122 Torino, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2004.08.001DOI Listing
October 2004

Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture.

Trends Parasitol 2003 Dec;19(12):547-51

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, PO Box 6, Ragama, Sri Lanka.

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December 2003

Drugs for the control of parasitic diseases: current status and development in schistosomiasis.

Trends Parasitol 2003 Nov;19(11):509-15

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, St. Mary's Campus, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK.

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November 2003

Cloning of a nitrilase gene from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803 and heterologous expression and characterization of the encoded protein.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2003 Aug;69(8):4359-66

Institut für Mikrobiologie. Institut für Industrielle Genetik der Universität Stuttgart, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.69.8.4359-4366.2003DOI Listing
August 2003

The control of human (neuro)cysticercosis: which way forward?

Acta Trop 2003 Jun;87(1):177-82

Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Prevention and Eradication, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0001-706x(03)00064-0DOI Listing
June 2003

Quantification of clinical morbidity associated with schistosome infection in sub-Saharan Africa.

Acta Trop 2003 May;86(2-3):125-39

Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0001-706x(03)00029-9DOI Listing
May 2003

Morbidity control of schistosomiasis in China.

Acta Trop 2002 May;82(2):115-25

School of Public Health, Fudan University, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Lu, Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0001-706x(02)00006-2DOI Listing
May 2002

Associating community prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infection with prevalence of signs and symptoms.

Acta Trop 2002 May;82(2):127-37

Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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May 2002