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Schistosomiasis is associated with incident HIV transmission and death in Zambia

December 13, 2018

Schistosomiasis is associated with incident HIV transmission and death in Zambia

In this nested case-control study, Kristin M. Wall and colleagues explored the association between schistosome infections and human immunodeficiency virus in Lusaka, Zambia.

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NTD Modelling Consortium: Insights on data needs

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10/18/2018

Editorial

Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

For NTDs, sex and gender roles can have a profound effect on healthcare access, health outcomes, and caregiver responsibilities. The Uniting to Combat NTDs Equity Working Group, in partnership with PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, is inviting manuscripts for a special journal supplement on gender and NTDs. Read the Editorial.

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Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

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The disabling consequences of Mycetoma

Ahmed Hassan Fahal and colleagues interviewed 300 patients to examine the extent mycetoma has affected their lives across several functional domains. Read the Author Summary.

Image credit: Abbas M, Scolding PS, Yosif AA, EL Rahman RF, EL-Amin MO, Elbashir MK, et al. (2018)

The disabling consequences of Mycetoma

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