Downloadable Resources

A collection of schistosomiasis resources, including a brochure, recent reports and an infographic.

Newsletter, Volume 3, Autumn 2017



Welcome to the third volume of the GSA newsletter. A lot has happened this year in the NTD world and the schistosomiasis community has not lagged behind! Our third newsletter will cover media and advocacy momentum that built up around the NTD Summit; exciting research conferences and articles, the Egypt Schistosomiasis Elimination campaign and the schistosomiasis control activities in Nigeria.

GSA Volume 3 Newsletter 2017_180917_V3.pdf

GSA schistosomiasis morbidity control meeting summary



On the 22nd and 23rd of August 2017 the GSA organised a small, interactive meeting with schistosomiasis control implementers / donors and schistosomiasis disease experts to discuss the status of schistosomiasis morbidity control through preventative chemotherapy. We are delighted to share this executive summary of the meeting's objectives and outcomes.

GSA_Schistosomiasis_Morbidity_Control_Meeting_Executive_summary.pdf

Report: Together fighting Schistosomiasis and Making Schistory



The people #MakingSchistory: The global fight against schistosomiasis

We are delighted to share the Making Schistory report, filled with information, info-graphics and the motivating, passionate stories of people across the world fighting this debilitating disease. Together we will consigne schistosomiasis to history!

Joins us via social media: #MakingSchistory.

You can access the report via the link below:

Makingschisto_report.pdf

Schistosomiasis Sessions at the NTD Summit 2017, Geneva


The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance organised two Schistosomiasis sessions at the NTD Summit in Geneva on the 21st of April 2017. Presenters included:

  • Dr Lynsey Blair (SCI)

  • Dr Mike French (RTI)

  • Dr Ifeomi Anagbogu (FMoH, Nigeria)

  • Dr Edridah Muheki Tukahebwa (FMoH, Uganda)

  • Prof Dan Colley (SCORE, University of Georgia)

  • Prof Juerg Utzinger (Swiss TpH)

  • Dr Jutta Reinhard-Rupp (Merck)

  • Dr Evan Secor (CDC)

  • Dr Poppy Lmaberton (University of Glasgow)

  • Prof Russell Stothard (CouNTDown, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)

  • Dr Govert van Dam (Leiden University Medical Center)

  • Dr Goylette Chami (University of Cambridge)

You can access these presentations via the link below. We would like to thank the speakers for their excellent talks and for agreeing to share their presentations on the GSA website.

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/?f=a3cf3446-3bc2-11e7-b6ff-f50430e3e6d5

 

Newsletter, Volume 2, Autumn 2016



This second newsletter focuses on Ethiopia, a country that is immensely committed to achieving morbidity control and elimination of schistosomiasis.

We dedicated this newsletter to Ethiopia to elaborate on an elimination project the GSA is currently working on with members and partners. Have a read to find out more about our approach and the country in general.


http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/media/1480613937-5840603181022-860630.pdf

Shanghai Conference - High-Level Summary



For schistosomiasis the paradigm has shifted from morbidity control to elimination as a public health problem. The first conference of the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) Research Working Group, held in mid-June 2016 in Shanghai, reviewed current progress in schistosomiasis control and elimination, identified pressing operational research gaps that need to be addressed and discussed new tools and strategies required to make elimination a reality.

Read the summary document for more details.

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/?f=9ed9f919-475c-11e6-a7a6-9efa0b44384b

 

Newsletter, Volume 1, Spring 2016



Take a look at the GSA's first newsletter to find out more about pressing issues in the world of schistosomiasis and what the GSA is currently working on.

The GSA will publish a newsletter bi-annually from now on. So come back in mid-September for the next edition.

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/?f=d538b8dd-54ab-11e6-a7a6-9efa0b44384b

 

 

Global Schistosomiasis Alliance Infographic



 

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance is the final piece of the puzzle. See more about the mission to cut the cycle and eliminate schistosomiasis in the GSA infographic.

 

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/media/1456925950-56d6ecfe7a20c-241108.pdf

 

 

 

Benin Meeting Report



 

The first meeting of NTD programme managers from high-burden schistosomiasis countries, organised by the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance’s Implementation Working Group, was held in Cotonou, Benin in October 2015. Read the meeting report to find out more.

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/media/1456926488-56d6ef1883bca-965742.pdf

E-brochure



 

Commit to learning more about the burden of schistosomiasis and find out more about the critical work of the GSA by downloading our E-brochure

 

http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/media/1456921750-56d6dc96a7d75-879295.pdf