Project

BEL-42 World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for monitoring anthelminthic drug efficacy against soil-transmitted helminths.

Duration
01 January 2012 → 31 December 2016
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Microbiology
    • Tropical medicine
    • Immunology
    • Microbiology
    • Tropical medicine
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Immunology
    • Microbiology
    • Tropical medicine
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
Keywords
anthelmintic resistance soil-transmitted helminths anthelmintic drug efficacy
 
Project description

On request of WHO, the Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Ghent University) applied for becoming the WHO Collaborating Centre (CC) for the monitoring of anthelmintic efficacy against Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworms, the so called soil-transmitted helminths. The 4-year mandate started in 2009. This project provides fincanial support to the Laboratory of Parasitoology to perform this mandate.