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Project

Setting up a surveillance system to monitor drug efficacy and to detect anthelmintic resistance in the national preventive chemotherapy program against soil-transmitted helminths in Ethiopia (01W03119)

The overall objective of the project is to set up a surveillance system in Ethiopia to monitor drug efficacy and detection of anthelmintic resistance. The specific objectives are to develop and validate (i) an improved egg count
and (ii) molecular toolbox, and to (iii) field test both toolboxes in the preventive chemotherapy program of Ethiopia.

Date:1 Oct 2019  →  Today
Keywords:soil-transmitted helminthiasis, preventive chemotherapy, anthelmintic resistance, diagnosis, Ethiopia