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TEG member to present at the 2014 international seminar on integrated water-related disease control

Neal Alexander will be presenting the results from a cluster randomised controlled trial, the ‘Healthy Schools’ project, Colombia, at this international seminar in May 2014. The Healthy Schools project will be used as a case study for integrated water-related disease control.

Neal's-story-imageThe seminar aims to evaluate options and potential for integrated control of water-related diseases and will bring together and appraise current international knowledge, experience and expertise in integration of water-related disease control. It aims to consolidate current knowledge, identify specific topics of importance for further research, and develop a research agenda.

The meeting is organised by Dr. Hans J. Overgaard, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) who leads the Healthy Schools project and collaborates with LSHTM and the Tropical Epidemiology Group.

 

TEG’s Publication of the Month:

Chatterjee S, Naik S, John S, Dabholkar H, Balaji M, Koschorke M, Varghese M, Thara R, Weiss HA, Williams P, McCrone P, Patel V, Thornicroft G (2014) Effectiveness of a community-based intervention for people with schizophrenia and their caregivers in India (COPSI): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet  pii: S0140-6736(13)62629-X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62629-X. [Epub ahead of print]

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