Neglected Tropical Diseases: Planning for the Next Decade of Progress
In January 2021, we published a special issue of Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, commissioned in collaboration with WHO to mark the launch of the 2021-2030 road map for NTDs, entitled "Neglected Tropical Diseases: Planning for The Next Decade of Progress".
This important collection of papers discussing the success and challenges of both the previous and upcoming 2021-2030 NTD road map has been commissioned by four guest editors, all experienced professionals working in the field of neglected tropical diseases.
All the articles, which are are open access and free to read, have been written by world-renowned global health experts, including Dr Mwelecele Malecela, director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.
The guest editors for the special issue, NTDs: The Next Decade of Progress, are:
Anthony Solomon is an Infectious Diseases Physician. He is Chief Scientist to the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.
Martha Saboyá is the regional advisor on neglected infectious diseases epidemiology at the Pan American Health Organization.
Professor David Mabey became interested in NTDs while working in The Gambia. His research group at LSHTM has published more than 250 papers on trachoma and yaws. He is Past President of RSTMH.
Richard Odame Phillips:
Richard is a senior lecturer at the KNUST in Ghana and conducts research on infectious diseases particularly M. ulcerans disease, HIV and hepatitis B.
Mwelecele N Malecela, Camilla Ducker
Lessons from the Field
Emma M Harding-Esch, Molly A Brady, Cristiam A Carey Angeles, Fiona M Fleming, Diana L Martin, Scott McPherson, Hollman Miller Hurtado, John M Nesemann, Benjamin C Nwobi, Ronaldo G C Scholte, Fasihah Taleo, Sandra Liliana Talero, Anthony W Solomon, Martha Idalí Saboyá-Díaz
Ana Morice, Fasihah Taleo, Yves Barogui, Andrew C. Steer, Michael Marks
Ashley A Souza, Camilla Ducker, Daniel Argaw, Jonathan D King, Anthony W Solomon, Marco A Biamonte, Rhea N Coler, Israel Cruz, Veerle Lejon, Bruno Levecke, Fabricio K Marchini, Michael Marks, Pascal Millet, Sammy M Njenga, Rahmah Noordin, René Paulussen, Esvawaran Sreekumar, Patrick J Lammie
Mark Bradley, Rachel Taylor, Julie Jacobson, Morgane Guex, Adrian Hopkins, Julie Jensen, Lynn Leonard, Johannes Waltz, Luc Kuykens, Papa Salif Sow, Ulrich-Dietmar Madeja, Takayuki Hida, Kileken Ole-Moiyoi, Jonathan King, Daniel Argaw, Jamsheed Mohamed, Maria Rebollo Polo, Aya Yajima, Eric Ottesen
Rachel Tidman, Bernadette Abela-Ridder, Rafael Ruiz de Castañeda
David H Molyneux, Anarfi Asamoa-Bah, Alan Fenwick, Lorenzo Savioli, Peter Hotez
Marcos Espinal, Margaret E Kruk, Madame Cisse Mariama Mohamed, Emily Wainwright
Xiao Xian Huang, Hapsatou Toure, Gautam Biswas
Gabrielle Laing, Marco Antonio Natal Vigilato, Sarah Cleaveland, S M Thumbi, Lucille Blumberg, Naseem Salahuddin, Bernadette Abdela-Ridder, Wendy Harrison
Sophie Boisson, Leah Wohlgemuth, Aya Yajima, Genandrialine Peralta, Nebe Obiageli, Sultani Matendechero, Gilbert Baayenda, Fikre Seife, Helen Hamilton, Claire Chase, Fatoumata B M Barry, Anthony W Solomon, Yael Velleman
P S Mbabazi, S Del Pino, C Ducker, L Dean, H Broekkamp, W Prasetyanti, J Jacobson, A Krentel, M Seunik, A L Bustinduy, M Malecela
David G Addiss, Yvonne Kienast, James V Lavery
David Mabey, Ellen Agler, John H Amuasi, Leda Hernandez, T Déirdre Hollingsworth, Peter J Hotez, Patrick J Lammie, Mwelecele N Malecela, Sultani H Matendechero, Eric Ottesen, Richard O Phillips, John C Reeder, Célia Landmann Szwarcwald, Joseph P Shott, Anthony W Solomon, Andrew Steer, Soumya Swaminathan