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Ghana: Accelerating neglected tropical disease control in a setting of economic development.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 01 17;13(1):e0007005. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America.

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http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007005
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6336233PMC
January 2019

Evaluation of onchocerciasis control in the Upper Denkyira East municipal in the forest area of Ghana: Responses of participants and distributors to the CDTI programme.

Acta Trop 2018 Sep 19;185:357-362. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medical, UPO, PMB, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana; Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Str.74, 20359, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.06.017DOI Listing
September 2018

Improving spatial prediction of Schistosoma haematobium prevalence in southern Ghana through new remote sensors and local water access profiles.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 06 4;12(6):e0006517. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006517DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6014678PMC
June 2018

Tailoring Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Targets for Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis and Schistosomiasis Control.

Trends Parasitol 2018 01 18;34(1):53-63. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2017.09.004DOI Listing
January 2018

Twelve-month longitudinal parasitological assessment of lymphatic filariasis-positive individuals: impact of a biannual treatment with ivermectin and albendazole.

Trop Med Int Health 2017 11 26;22(11):1451-1456. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

Department of Parasitology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12974DOI Listing
November 2017

Improving drug delivery strategies for lymphatic filariasis elimination in urban areas in Ghana.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 May 11;11(5):e0005619. Epub 2017 May 11.

Taskforce for Global Health, Decatur-Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005619DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5441634PMC
May 2017

Does Increasing Treatment Frequency Address Suboptimal Responses to Ivermectin for the Control and Elimination of River Blindness?

Clin Infect Dis 2016 06 21;62(11):1338-1347. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw144DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4872292PMC
June 2016

Situational analysis of lymphatic filariasis morbidity in Ahanta West District of Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 Feb 18;21(2):236-44. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12643DOI Listing
February 2016

Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: persistence under different control strategies and the role of the simuliid vectors.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Apr 21;9(4):e0003688. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003688DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4405193PMC
April 2015

Elimination of lymphatic filariasis in the Gambia.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Mar 18;9(3):e0003642. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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March 2015

Reaching the london declaration on neglected tropical diseases goals for onchocerciasis: an economic evaluation of increasing the frequency of ivermectin treatment in Africa.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Oct 18;59(7):923-32. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine (St. Mary's Campus), Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu467DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4166981PMC
October 2014

The cost of annual versus biannual community-directed treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin: Ghana as a case study.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 19;7(9):e2452. Epub 2013 Sep 19.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine (St. Mary's Campus), Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002452DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3777881PMC
March 2014

Predictive vs. empiric assessment of schistosomiasis: implications for treatment projections in Ghana.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 7;7(3):e2051. Epub 2013 Mar 7.

RTI International, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002051DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3591348PMC
August 2013

Mapping helminth co-infection and co-intensity: geostatistical prediction in ghana.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011 Jun 7;5(6):e1200. Epub 2011 Jun 7.

School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001200DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3110174PMC
June 2011