Applied Research to Determine
Stopping Decisions for Mass Drug Treatment with Ivermectin plus Diethylcarbazine plus Albendazole for Lymphatic Filariasis
This implementation research project is part of a larger study to inform stopping decisions related to the treatment for lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea using the regimen of ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine citrate and albendazole, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Female Genital Schistosomiasis Accelerated Scale Together (FAST) package
The Female Genital Schistosomiasis Accelerated Scale Together (FAST) package, addresses a common sexual and reproductive health issue affecting women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Results reporting using stories of change
Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has partnered with the Threads Lab to develop a methodology for the collection and analysis of stories of change as part of GAC’s efforts to better tell the results story for its investments in health and nutrition.
Fostering CDD Resilience and Well-Being: Strategic Adaptations to Promote Safe and Effective MDA and COVID-19 Response
As COVID-19 continued its global spread, national and local health systems urgently needed to mobilize resources to implement surveillance, contact tracing, community sensitization, and stigma reduction and treatment to mitigate transmission and bring the outbreak under control.
Impact evaluation of the pilot
Vanier Social Pediatrics Hub program
The Vanier Social Pediatrics Hub (VSP Hub) is a child-focused social pediatrics program designed to provide comprehensive health and social services, and support in accessing the social determinants of health to children in a geographic area which is amongst the poorest in Vanier, Ottawa, Ontario.
Opportunities and barriers to health campaign integration across Vitamin A, polio, immunisation, neglected tropical diseases and insecticide treated bed nets: voices from the field
In low and middle-income countries, health campaigns are used as a significant part of the strategy to address high-priority health areas, such as Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Malaria, Polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases (e.g., measles, yellow fever, typhoid, tetanus, meningitis, HPV), and nutrition (vitamin A).
Treatment acceptability study following the Community Based Safety Study of 2-drug (Diethylcarbamazine & Albendazole) versus 3-drug (Ivermectin, Diethylcarbamazine & Albendazole) Therapy for Lymphatic Filariasis in Papua New Guinea, Haiti, Fiji, Indonesia & India
The acceptability of a new combination treatment regimen for lymphatic filariasis (ivermectin, plus DEC and albendazole, or IDA) was assessed as part of a larger community-based safety study in Fiji, Haiti, India, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.