From Our Partners
Leprosy Research Initiative publishes fifth Annual Report
LRI released their 2019 Annual Report last month. The report details new proposals, research projects, workshops, the LRI Spring Meeting, and the International Leprosy Conference. This account of LRI partners’ and other stakeholders’ contributions includes the work of the LRI Steering Committee and the Scientific Review Committee, in addition to LRI’s support for 33 research projects in 2019.
WHO publishes new interim guidance on NTDs and COVID-19
The World Health Organization’s interim guidance, “Considerations for implementing mass treatment, active case‐finding and population-based surveys for neglected tropical diseases in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic,” published 27 July 2020, offers five strategies to address the burden of NTDs, risk-benefit assessment, and precautionary measures. Find the interim guidance and other partner resources on GPZL’s COVID-19 hub.