Neglected Tropical Diseases and their Control in Southern Sudan: Situation Analysis, Intervention Options Appraisal and Gap Analysis.

Abstract

This document is the result of a meeting between MoH GOSS, the World Bank, Malaria Consortium, WHO and Management Sciences for Health in Juba during May 2007 where the need for a detailed analysis of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Southern Sudan was identified. The information presented is based on documents and presentations provided by the MoH-GoSS, WHO Southern Sudan and existing key partners in the control of NTDs.

Diseases discussed in the report are leishmaniasis, human african trypanosomiasis, soil transmitted helminths, schistosomiasis, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm), lymphatic filariasis, loiasis, onchocerciasis, trachoma, leprosy, buruli ulcer and nodding disease. Intervention options are considered.

Citation

Ministry of Health, Government of Southern Sudan. ix + 62 pp.

Neglected Tropical Diseases and their Control in Southern Sudan: Situation Analysis, Intervention Options Appraisal and Gap Analysis.

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