Journal article

Assessing the impact of a joint human-porcine intervention package for Taenia solium control: Results of a pilot study from northern Lao PDR

Anna L Okello, Lian Thomas, Phouth Inthavong, Amanda Ash, Boualam Khamlome, Chattouphone Keokamphet, Kim Newberry, Charles G Gauci, Sarah Gabriel, Pierre Dorny, RC Andrew Thompson, Marshall W Lightowlers, John Allen

ACTA TROPICA | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2016

Grants

Awarded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Animal Health Programme


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The SPSP human and animal health component wish to thank their project counterparts from the Centre for International Agriculture in the Tropics (CIAT) and the Lao PDR National Agricultural and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) for their assistance during the pig interventions. The team also wish to thank the Lao PDR national WHO office for their overall support, as well as the Lao PDR Department for Communicable Disease Control (DCDC) for their facilitation and assistance in the human MDA interventions. In particular, the project team would like to thank the staff from the provincial and district Ministry of Health offices for their care and support in building community rapport during the project lifetime, and finally the community themselves for their hospitality, cooperation and trust. This research was funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Animal Health Programme, grant number AH2009/001-019. Funding support is also acknowledged from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, grants 1003546 and 1043327 (MWL).