Sudan's war and eradication of dracunculiasis

  title={Sudan's war and eradication of dracunculiasis},
  author={Donald R Hopkins and P. Craig Withers},
  journal={The Lancet},

Contributions of the Guinea Worm Disease Eradication Campaign toward Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals

Evidence is provided that concentrated efforts on eradication, elimination, and control of some NTDs can yield far-reaching results, and given these results, stimulate increased efforts toward NTD eradication and control among public health advocates, global health entities, and donors.

Dracunculus medinensis (Guinea Worm Disease) Elimination and Eradication and the Challenges of Emerging Non-human Animal Hosts: A Review of the Literature

Information on the recent state of the transmission of dracunculiasis is updated and scale up of application of Abate to affected drinking water sources is recommended as the most reliable and sustainable intervention in highly neglected communities.


When Health Diplomacy Serves Foreign Policy: Use of Soft Power to Quell Conflict and Crises

The resulting political conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia had the potential to escalate into a more severe political and military crisis had it not been for the ministers of health from both countries successfully exercising “soft power” options.

Dracunculiasis in oral and maxillofacial surgery

  • S. Kim
  • Medicine
    Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • 2016
The pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical criteria, diagnostic criteria, treatment, and prevention of dracunculiasis are reviewed and important factors for maxillofacial surgeons to consider are summarized.

Dracanculiasis (Guinea-worm): On the Verge of Eradication.

  • J. P. Dhungat
  • Medicine
    The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
  • 2015

High incidence of secondary hypertension in patients referred for renal denervation – the Copenhagen experience

Primary hypertension should be considered in the evaluation of candidates for renal denervation, as it is a new treatment option for patients with resistant hypertension and little is known about the eligibility of patients referred.

La déviance positive : analyse de concept selon l'approche évolutionniste de Rodgers

La deviance positive est un concept relativement nouveau aux soins de sante. Depuis 2006, elle a ete utilisee en prevention des infections pour accroitre l’adhesion aux mesures de prevention des

Towards global Guinea worm eradication in 2015: the experience of South Sudan.

  • N. Awofeso
  • Environmental Science
    International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
  • 2013


Dracunculiasis eradication: and now, Sudan.

This paper summarizes the status of the global dracunculiasis eradication campaign as of early 2002. Of the 20 countries that were endemic when the campaign began, seven have already interrupted