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2017

Amadou Alfa Bio, Pelagie M. Boko, Yannelle A. Dossou, Jean-Jacques Tougoue, Achille Kabore, Ignace Sounouvou, Jean-Eudes Biaou, Lionel Nizigama, Paul Courtright,Anthony W. Solomon, Lisa Rotondo, Wilfrid Batcho & Dorothée Kinde-Gazard for the Global Trachoma Mapping Project (2017) Prevalence of Trachoma in Northern Benin: Results from 11 Population-Based Prevalence Surveys Covering 26 Districts, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 24:4, 265-273, DOI: 10.1080/09286586.2017.1279337.

Achille Kabore, Moudachirou Ibikounle, Jean Jacques Tougoue, Sylvain Mupoyi, Martin Ndombe, Scott Shannon, Eric A. Ottesen, Faustin Mukunda, Naomi Awaca, Initiating NTD programs targeting schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in two provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Establishment of baseline prevalence for mass drug administration, Acta Tropica, Volume 166, February 2017, Pages 177-185, ISSN 0001-706X, doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.11.023.

Brady MA, Stelmach R, Davide-Smith M, Johnson J, Pou B, Koroma J, et al. (2017) Costs of Transmission Assessment Surveys to Provide Evidence for the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(2): e0005097. doi:10.1371/ journal.pntd.0005097 Editor: Patrick J. Lammie

Hounto, A. O., Ibikounle, M., de Tove, Y. S. S., Dare, A., Batcho, W., Kabore, A. & Gazard, D. K. (2017). Success of lymphatic filariasis control in Benin: Effects of Ivermectin and Abendazole on microfilaraemia. Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology, 9(3), 19-26.

Knipes AK, Lemoine JF, Monestime F, Fayette CR, Direny AN, Desir L, et al. (2017) Partnering for impact: Integrated transmission assessment surveys for lymphatic filariasis, soil transmitted helminths and malaria in Haiti. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(2): e0005387. doi:10.1371/ journal.pntd.0005387

Nana-Djeunga HC, Tchouakui M, Njitchouang GR, Tchatchueng-Mbougua JB, Nwane P, Domche A, et al. (2017) First evidence of lymphatic filariasis transmission interruption in Cameroon: Progress towards elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(6): e0005633. https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005633

2016

Belete Mengitsu, Oumer Shafi, Biruck Kebede, Fikreab Kebede, Dagemlidet T. Worku, Merce Herero, Michael French, Biruk Kebede, Charles Mackenzie, Sarah Martindale, Zeyede Kebede, Tigist Hirpa, Hannah Frawley , Kathryn Crowley, Maggie O’Neil and Scott McPherson.  Ethiopia and its steps to mobilize resources to achieve 2020 NTD elimination and control goals

Boko PM, Ibikounle M, Onzo-Aboki A, Tougoue JJ, Sissinto Y, et al.  Schistosomiasis and Soil Transmitted Helminths Distribution in Benin: A Baseline Prevalence Survey in 30 Districts

Fatma J. Omar, George Kabona, Khalfan M. Abdalla, Saleh J. Mohamed, Said M. Ali, Shaali M. Ame, Abel Ngwalle, Christina Mbise, Lisa Rotondo, Rebecca Willis, Rebecca M. Flueckiger, Patrick A. Massae, Ana Bakhtiari, Anthony W. Solomon, and Jeremiah M. Ngondi. Baseline Trachoma Surveys in Kaskazini A and Micheweni Districts of Zanzibar: Results of Two Population-Based Prevalence Surveys Conducted with the Global Trachoma Mapping ProjectOphthalmic Epidemiology Vol. 0 , Iss. 0,0

Lemoine JF, Desormeaux AM, Monestime F, Fayette CR, Desir L, et al. Controlling Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Haiti: Implementation Strategies and Evidence of Their Success.

Mohammed Dantani Adamu, Caleb Mpyet, Nasiru Muhammad, Murtala Muhammad Umar, Habila Muazu, Francisca Olamiju, Sunday Isiyaku, Uwazoeke Onyebuchi, Usman Abubakar Bosso, Adamani William, Benjamin C. Nwobi, Rebecca Willis, Rebecca Mann Flueckiger, Alexandre Pavluck, Brian K. Chu, Nicholas Olobio, Anthony W. Solomon & for the Global Trachoma Mapping Project Prevalence of Trachoma in Niger State, North Central Nigeria: Results of 25 Population-Based Prevalence Surveys Carried Out with the Global Trachoma Mapping Project. Ophthalmic Epidemiology  Vol. 23 , Iss. sup1,2016. 

Mwingira,Upendo J., George Kabona, Mathias Kamugisha, Edward Kirumbi, Bernard Kilembe, Alistidia Simon, Andreas Nshala, Deogratias Damas, Alphonsina Nanai, Mwelecele Malecela, Maria Chikawe, Christina Mbise, Harran Mkocha, Patrick Massae, Humphrey R. Mkali, Lisa Rotondo, Kathryn Crowley, Rebecca Willis, Anthony W. Solomon, and Jeremiah M. Ngondi. Progress of Trachoma Mapping in Mainland Tanzania: Results of Baseline Surveys from 2012 to 2014Ophthalmic Epidemiology Vol. 0 , Iss. 0,0

Mwingira UJ, Means AR, Chikawe M, et al. Integrating Neglected Tropical Disease and Immunization Programs: The Experiencesof the Tanzanian Ministry of Health

Rotondo LA, Harrison W, Bush S, Hopkins AD and Koporc K. The NTD NGDO Network (NNN): the value and future of a global network aiming to control and eliminate NTDs

Stensgaard AS, Vounatsou P, Onapa AW, Utzinger J, Pedersen EM, et al. Ecological Drivers of Mansonella perstans Infection in Uganda and Patterns of Co-endemicity with Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria

Wilson NO, Badara Ly A, Cama VA, Cantey PT, Cohn D, Diawara L, et al. (2016) Evaluation of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis in Three Senegalese Districts Treated for Onchocerciasis with Ivermectin. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10(12): e0005198. doi:10.1371/ journal.pntd.0005198

Zambrano AI, Sharma S, Crowley K, Dize L, Muñoz BE, et al. The World Health Organization Recommendations for Trachoma Surveillance, Experience in Nepal and Added Benefit of Testing for Antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis pgp3 Protein: NESTS Study

2015

Dewi, R. M., Tuti, S., Ganefa, S., Anwar, C., Larasati, R., Ariyanti, E., … Brady, M. Brugia RapidTM antibody responses in communities of Indonesia in relation to the results of “transmission assessment surveys” (TAS) for the lymphatic filariasis elimination program.

Nana-Djeunga HC, Tchatchueng-Mbougua JB, Bopda J, Mbickmen-Tchana S, Elong-Kana N, et al. Mapping of Bancroftian Filariasis in Cameroon: Prospects for Elimination. 

Watmon B, Lakwo T L, Onapa A W. Blinding Onchocerciasis in Pader District, Northern Uganda. 

2014

Noa Noatina B, Kagmeni G, Souleymanou Y, Moungui HC, Tarini Hien A, et al. Prevalence of Trachoma in the North Region of Cameroon: Results of a Survey in 15 Health Districts. 

Pavluck A, Chu B, Mann Flueckiger R, Ottesen E. Electronic data capture tools for global health programs: evolution of LINKS, an Android-, web-based system. 

Wouters OJ, Downs PW, Zoerhoff KL, Crowley KR, Frawley H, Einberg J, Chu BK, Brady MA, Oscar R, Jeudi M, Desormeaux AM, Coly K, Direny AN, Thakur GD, Pokharel RK, Sharma S, Raman DP, Sesay S, Sonnie M, Kilembe B, Mwingira U, Yajima A. Resource planning for neglected tropical disease (NTD) control programs: feasibility study of the Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing (TIPAC). 

2013

Baker MC, Krotki K, Sankara DP, Trofimovich L, Zoerhoff KL, Courtney L, Chowdhury D, Linehan M. Measuring treatment coverage for neglected tropical disease control programs: analysis of a survey design.

Chu BK, Deming M, Biritwum N-K, Bougma WR, Dorkenoo AM, et al. Transmission Assessment Surveys (TAS) to Define Endpoints for Lymphatic Filariasis Mass Drug Administration: A Multicenter Evaluation. 

Hooper PJ, Zoerhoff KL, Kyelem D, Chu B, Flueckiger RM, Bamani S, Bougma WR, Fleming F, Onapa A, Paré AB, Torres S, Traore M, Tuinsma M, Linehan M, Baker M. The effects of integration on financing and coverage of neglected tropical disease programs. 

Kabore A, Biritwum NK, Downs PW, Soares Magalhaes RJ, Zhang Y, Ottesen EA. Predictive vs. empiric assessment of schistosomiasis: implications for treatment projections in Ghana. 

Noa Noatina B, Kagmeni G, Mengouo MN, Moungui HC, Tarini A, et al.  Prevalence of Trachoma in the Far North Region of Cameroon: Results of a Survey in 27 Health Districts. 

2012

Hanson C, Weaver A, Zoerhoff KL, Kabore A, Linehan M, Doherty A, Engels D, Savioli L, Ottesen EA. Integrated implementation of programs targeting neglected tropical diseases through preventive chemotherapy: identifying best practices to roll out programs at national scale.