Communities of practice
The latest research on tropical diseases, as assembled by the TropIKA editorial staff.
4 Jul 2011
In the last 30 years, dengue has become an important health problem in terms of morbidity and mortality in this region. Currently, most of the countries in the Americas report dengue endemicity with frequent epidemics, the co-circulation of several dengue serotypes and increased number of dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome (DHF/DSS) cases.
27 Jun 2011
With time and trust, partnerships pay off
10 Aug 2011
TB serodiagnostics as a case study
14 Mar 2011
Remarkable progress has been made against human African trypanosomiasis since the mid-1990s but control efforts and research should not be abandoned.
18 Jul 2011
New research says the cheap, commonly-used endectocide could dramatically reduce transmission
10 Jun 2011
Rain and rising temperatures may offer an early warning of outbreaks, but investment in WASH is waning
11 Feb 2011
Report of the Second Meeting of the Pan-American Dengue Research Network held in Cancun, Mexico in November.
2 Feb 2011
A synthesis of the evidence by the Department for International Development concludes that we know what works, but the evidence on how best to deliver effective interventions is weaker, often conflicting and context specific.
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