The journey towards elimination of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis: not far, nor easy.

@article{Franco2014TheJT,
  title={The journey towards elimination of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis: not far, nor easy.},
  author={Jos{\'e} R Franco and Pear P Simarro and Aly Diarra and Jos{\'e} Antonio Ruiz-Postigo and Jean G. Jannin},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2014},
  volume={141 6},
  pages={
          748-60
        }
}
Considering the epidemic situation of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) at the end of the twentieth century, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners strengthened disease control and surveillance. Over the last 15 years, the activities implemented through the National Control Programmes have brought gambiense HAT under control and now its elimination is deemed as an achievable goal. In 2012, WHO targeted gambiense HAT for elimination as a public health problem by 2020. The… CONTINUE READING

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