The WHO road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is a call to action for Member States, donors, implementing partners, disease experts and all other stakeholders to align their strategies and plans towards the prevention of infections and alleviation of the suffering of people affected by NTDs.
WHO Road Map for NTDs 2021-2030 (2.45 MB)
in six modules, each with multiple sessions in presentation format, which may be downloaded. Please click on Session 1.1 below to see a sample presentation.
Modules are grouped for training purposes. Source: WHO.
Theory of transmission assessment surveys (TAS)
Practical aspects of transmission assessment surveys
WHO TAS Eligibility and Planning Form
Additional resources for facilitators
Click on “Module 1: Background” below for example presentation.
The WHO Joint Application Package is submitted to WHO by countries applying for donated medicines for Mass Drug Administration to control and/or eliminate lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and soil transmitted helmthiasis.
This course provides NTD programme managers at the national or high sub-national level with an overview and essential knowledge of the following concepts listed as modules below.
Provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene is one of the five key interventions within the global NTD roadmap. This strategy aims to mobilise WASH and NTD actors to work together towards the roadmap targets.
Link to multiple training modules on transmission assessment surveys, guides in French and Portuguese for learners and instructors (see below), and additional resources for facilitators.
Ce guide a été conçu pour enseigner aux membres du personnel des programmes nationaux
d’élimination de la FL, notamment le personnel de santé aux niveaux régional et de district, les
éléments essentiels des programmes nationaux de suivi et d’évaluation pour l’élimination de la FL.
Guide des Instructeurs_fre (804.08 KB)
This manual is designed to teach personnel of national programmes to eliminate lymphatic filariasis, including regional and district health personnel, the essential elements of monitoring and evaluating national programmes to eliminate LF.
Facilitators Guide_eng (4.53 MB)
Guide on planning, implementing and monitoring activities at national level. This guide provides the best available information on managing morbidity and preventing disability after acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA; acute attacks), lymphoedema or elephantiasis, and hydrocoele.
Practical handbook for national lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination program managers, and for entomologists and parasitologists.
The handbook explains the importance of vector control in national programs, outlines entomological procedures for regular and specific vector control, and describes how data should be analysed for better overall understanding of filarial transmission and vectors.
The intention of this handbook on integrated vector management (IVM) is to provide guidance to the managers of vector-borne disease control programs, including comparable officials in health and other sectors involved in vector-borne disease control.
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for WHO regions preparing their own training curriculum for integrated vector management (IVM); it should be adapted to the requirements and conditions of each region.
This document helps managers establish a safety surveillance system. It offers practical advice for establishing national policies and guidelines. WHO, 2012.
The purpose of this roadmap is to guide implementation of the policies and strategies set out in the Global Plan to combat neglected tropical diseases 2008–2015 (Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007 (WHO/CDS/NTD/2007.3)) and developed in Working to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases (Geneva, World Health Organization, 2010 (WHO/HTM/NTD/2010.1)).