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Eliminating visceral leishmaniasis in South Asia: the road ahead

From the web/BMJ Medicine: Suman Rijal and colleagues highlight lessons from a regional collaboration to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis and identify priorities for the post-elimination plan Devastating epidemics of visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, have been recorded on the Indian ... Read more

Dual Elimination Dashboard

The dual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis has become a global health priority. Following the WHO call for global elimination of congenital syphilis in 2007, and the UNAIDS Global plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections ... Read more

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Personal data usage and privacy considerations in the COVID-19 global pandemic

by Bethania Almeida, Danilo Doneda, Maria Yury Ichihara, Manoel Barral-Netto, Gustavo Correa Matta, Elaine Teixeira Rabello, Fabio Castro Gouveia, Mauricio Barreto

Abstract Data is becoming ever more critical and valuable for both scientists and health authorities searching for answers to the COVID-19 crisis. Due to difficulties in diagnosing this infection in ...