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January 2015

A trap that captures the Aedes aegypti mosquito during a TDR research project investigating environmental and community-based approaches to reducing mosquito breeding in Bangkok, Thailand. See Touré et al and the rest of the TDR 40th Anniversary Collection.

Image Credit: WHO/TDR/Andy Craggs


The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa—TOVA—Initiative

Peter J. Hotez, Maria Elena Bottazzi, Bin Zhan, Benjamin L. Makepeace, Thomas R. Klei, David Abraham, David W. Taylor, Sara Lustigman

Historical Profiles and Perspectives

Shaping the Research Agenda

Edith Certain, Robert F. Terry, Fabio Zicker

What Have We Learned from 40 Years of Supporting Research and Capacity Building?

John C. Reeder, Jamie A. Guth

Vector Research Addressing Country Control Needs

Yeya Tiemoko Touré, Bernadette Ramirez, Johannes Sommerfeld

From Bright Ideas to Tools: The Case of Malaria

Melba F. Gomes, Annette C. Kuesel

Applied Research for Better Disease Prevention and Control

Johannes Sommerfeld, Andrew Ramsay, Franco Pagnoni, Robert F. Terry, Jamie A. Guth, John C. Reeder

A Changing Model for Developing Health Products for Poverty-Related Infectious Diseases

Piero L. Olliaro, Annette C. Kuesel, John C. Reeder

Strengthening Research Capacity—TDR's Evolving Experience in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Olumide A. T. Ogundahunsi, Mahnaz Vahedi, Edward M. Kamau, Garry Aslanyan, Robert F. Terry, Fabio Zicker, Pascal Launois

Photo Quiz

Bilateral Conjunctivitis in a Returned Traveller

Sasha R. Fehily, Gail B. Cross, Andrew J. Fuller

Research Articles

Emergence of a New Lineage of Dengue Virus Type 2 Identified in Travelers Entering Western Australia from Indonesia, 2010-2012

Timo Ernst, Suzi McCarthy, Glenys Chidlow, Dagwin Luang-Suarkia, Edward C. Holmes, David W. Smith, Allison Imrie

Development and Validation of a Luminescence-based, Medium-Throughput Assay for Drug Screening in Schistosoma mansoni

Cristiana Lalli, Alessandra Guidi, Nadia Gennari, Sergio Altamura, Alberto Bresciani, Giovina Ruberti

A Cross-Sectional Study of ‘Yaws’ in Districts of Ghana Which Have Previously Undertaken Azithromycin Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma Control

Rosanna Ghinai, Philip El-Duah, Kai-Hua Chi, Allan Pillay, Anthony W. Solomon, Robin L. Bailey, Nsiire Agana, David C. W. Mabey, Cheng-Yen Chen, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Michael Marks

Leishmania (L.) mexicana Infected Bats in Mexico: Novel Potential Reservoirs

Miriam Berzunza-Cruz, Ángel Rodríguez-Moreno, Gabriel Gutiérrez-Granados, Constantino González-Salazar, Christopher R. Stephens, Mircea Hidalgo-Mihart, Carlos F. Marina, Eduardo A. Rebollar-Téllez, Dulce Bailón-Martínez, Cristina Domingo Balcells, Carlos N. Ibarra-Cerdeña, Víctor Sánchez-Cordero, Ingeborg Becker

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