Category Archives : FOCAL-NTDs


A view from above

This summer I had the privilege of spending a few weeks in Uganda to conduct fieldwork related to schistosomiasis and sleeping sickness. There are many things I could write about my experiences, both positive and negative, yet I feel that words will always fail to capture the intensity, admiration, the wonder and sometimes despair of […]


Small things, big difference 1

Last month I was fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to West Nile region, Uganda to start up a research project. As with many of the projects I’m involved in, the project is based in an area far from the usual tourist track, hence I was privileged to get a glimpse of the ‘real’ […]