Programs and information to assist in the planning and implementation of tsetse control operations
These programmes are available to aid in the planning of operations to control tsetse.
LSTM’s Dr Lucas Cunningham recently published the results from his study looking for sleeping sickness parasites in livestock and tsetse flies in Uganda.
LSTM's Joshua Longbottom recently published a paper describing a new method using measure of travel time to identify the most efficient locations for sampling tsetse flies.
LSTM’s Dr Iñaki Tirados and Dr Pierre Abomo report on the positive impact of capacity strengthening work in the DRC which has enabled tsetse control activities to continue during the covid-19 pandemic.
Dr Richard Selby's latest publication examines the prevalence of Gambian sleeping sickness in North West Uganda and asks whether the country is on course for elimination.
LSTM’s Dr Jennifer Lord is first author on a paper looking at the impact of climate change on the vectors of sleeping sickness in Africa.
The north-western parts of Uganda has seen a dramatic decrease in cases of HAT, or sleeping sickness; from a reported 100 cases in 2010, to only four cases in 2016.