Nigeria embarks on a new diagnostic strategy to accelerate elimination of sleeping sickness
31 July 2014
The Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR), a national agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, signed an agreement with FIND last month to collaborate in an intensive passive screening and surveillance strategy aimed at accelerating and sustaining elimination of sleeping sickness in Nigeria.
Chad introduces new diagnostic tools to intensify control of sleeping sickness
28 July 2014
As part of an integrated delivery of primary health care, the national sleeping sickness control programme of the Ministry of Health of Chad signed an agreement with FIND in May of this year to collaborate in a project to introduce a new diagnostic strategy to intensify control of sleeping sickness.
Integrated strategy to control sleeping sickness in South Sudan
10 July 2014
FIND, Malteser International, Jhpiego, and the National Sleeping Sickness Control Programme of the government of South Sudan have joined forces to intensify screening for sleeping sickness in the southern-most regions of the country. It is hoped this project will serve as a springboard for long-term sustainability in other regions of South Sudan.
Opinion piece by Mark Kessel in the Financial Times
12 May 2014
Last week, the Financial Times published a Letter to the Editor by FIND's Chairman of the Board, Mark Kessel. The letter was a response to an FT article published on April 25th, entitled Researchers warn victory against malaria remains a long way off.