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Innovative TUMIKIA research project nears completion

Over the past two years, researchers from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Kenya Medical Research Institute have been conducting one of the largest research project of its type to answer the question of how best to treat the world’s most common neglected tropical disease – soil…

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What 26,000 stool samples tell us?

As the TUMIKIA project reaches its halfway point, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Research Fellows, William Oswald and Katherine Halliday describe a recent midline survey conducted in households across Kwale county, coastal Kenya, as part of a large-scale cluster randomised trial.

The TUMIKIA project is a two…

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Training on Modern Tools for NTD Control Programmes

An internationally renowned short-course designed to provide programme managers and researchers with the practical and technical skills they need to design, implement and measure effective Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs) control programmes has held in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia in September 2016.

Held over four days, ‘Training on Modern Tools…

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