Table of Contents: February 2011

Providing access to diagnosis of affected population through mass screening in disease-endemic areas by mobile teams and subsequent treatment has been the basis of the methodology to reduce transmission of human African trypanosomiasis (see Simarro et al., 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001007).

Image Credit: Pere P. Simarro, World Health Organization


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The Human African Trypanosomiasis Control and Surveillance Programme of the World Health Organization 2000–2009: The Way Forward

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