Control and Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Vanessa Yardley, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Control and combat visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar)

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) - also known as kala-azar - is endemic in parts of South Asia, East Africa, Southern Europe and South America. It is fatal if untreated, but the tools do exist to control and even eliminate VL transmission in some of these areas.

This online course will you give you an understanding of the biology and epidemiology of VL, then explain practical control and elimination tools that you can use to combat it.

You’ll look at real-world examples of current VL control and elimination programmes, and find out how to implement and evaluate a programme in your own setting.

This will be the last presentation of this course.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who are working in the field on visceral leishmaniasis control. It will also be useful for those with an interest in neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and vector control.

Dates:
  • 2 September 2019
  • 6 May 2019
  • 7 January 2019
  • 3 September 2018
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  • Language: English Gb

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