Mr. Shintouo Cabirou won the African Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) grant for 2021 (29,000 Euros). This grant is destined for the Development of a dipstick test for assessment of the elimination of human onchocerciasis in zones under long term mass drug administration with Ivermectin.
Dr. Shey Robert won an African network for neglected tropical diseases (ARNTD) grant for 2021 (25,000 Euros). This grant is destined for the rational design of sensitive and specific antigen capture immunodiagnostic test for onchocerciasis. The project is expected to deliver novel tools for better management of onchocerciasis in poor settings.