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Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) is a neglected but widespread disease affecting women and girls in contact with water in many developing countries and we need to urgently raise awareness and promote treatment. The FGS manual lays out how to use…

The SCHISTA team at Zambart held a stakeholders’ meeting to update them on the study and progress made so far. The study wants to understand the inter-play between FGS + cervical cancer +HIV. Stakeholders included leadership from the Neglected Tropical…

The National Dissemination Meeting for the Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) study was held on 1st June 2022 in Kafue, Zambia. FGS is a disease condition caused by the presence of eggs of Schistosomiasis in women’s reproductive organs. The study aimed…

The National Dissemination of Results of the Rapid assessment of urban communities to optimize Public Health Interventions: water infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa (RINSS) Study took place on 19th May 2022 in Lusaka. One of the objectives of the study was…

Tuberculosis (TB) in Zambia continues to be one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality. Despite fairly good treatment success rates for drug susceptible TB (DS-TB), Drug Resistant TB (DR-TB) has continued to be a growing problem in Zambia.…

Bringing Down Hurdles for Female Genital Schistosomiasis Access to Care: A Multi-Country Socio-Structural Integrated Approach to Developing A Community-Based Teaching Platform Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) affects over 45 million women worldwide and mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. It is possibly the…