Investigating viral diseases requires a holistic approach to the epidemiologic triad: the agent, the host, and the environment. Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) or environmental surveillance (ES) has been an effective tool to assess viral transmission at a community level, especially for polio and antimicrobial-resistant pathogens. It can provide information on virus circulation and give data on continue reading : A Paradigm Shift in Surveillance System
Nudging towards vaccination
‘Nudging’, defined as altering the environmental context in which a decision is made or a certain behavior is enacted, has shown promising results in several health promotion strategies. Read on to learn how the nudging technique can increase vaccine confidence.
Expanding praziquantel treatment to pregnant women in schistosomiasis-endemic areas
Learn how praziquantel can help treat pregnant women in schisto-endemic areas
Reviving Vaccine Uptake
Learn more about how we can revive the vaccination uptake in the country.
Investing in whole genome sequencing (WGS), a powerful modern tool, to end an age old war against tuberculosis (TB)
Learn more about how investing in whole genome sequencing (WGS) can end Tuberculosis (TB) here.
Three Decades of HIV Treatment in PH
Learn more about the changing profile and outcome of HIV and AIDS among RITM patients here.