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Research and Capacity Building for Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases: The Need for a Different Approach

  • Thomas Kariuki equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas Kariuki, Richard Phillips, Sammy Njenga

    Affiliation: Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Richard Phillips equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas Kariuki, Richard Phillips, Sammy Njenga

    Affiliation: KNUST School of Medical Sciences, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Sammy Njenga equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas Kariuki, Richard Phillips, Sammy Njenga

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Microbiology Research, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Ole F. Olesen,

    Affiliation: Neglected Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Unit, DG Research, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Paul R. Klatser,

    Affiliation: Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Riccardo Porro,

    Affiliation: Fondazione Cariplo, Milano, Italy

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  • Sarah Lock,

    Affiliation: The Nuffield Foundation, London, United Kingdom

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  • Maria Hermínia Cabral,

    Affiliation: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Martina Gliber,

    Affiliation: Fondation Mérieux, Lyon, France

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  • Detlef Hanne mail

    hanne@volkswagenstiftung.de

    Affiliation: Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover, Germany

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About the Authors

Thomas Kariuki
Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
Richard Phillips
KNUST School of Medical Sciences, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
Sammy Njenga
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Microbiology Research, Nairobi, Kenya
Ole F. Olesen
Neglected Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Unit, DG Research, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Paul R. Klatser
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Riccardo Porro
Fondazione Cariplo, Milano, Italy
Sarah Lock
The Nuffield Foundation, London, United Kingdom
Maria Hermínia Cabral
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
Martina Gliber
Fondation Mérieux, Lyon, France
Detlef Hanne
Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: hanne@volkswagenstiftung.de

Competing Interests

R. Porro, M. Gliber, M. H. Cabral, S. Lock and D. Hanne represent the foundations behind the EFINTD Initiative. T. Kariuki, R. Phillips and S. Njenga are receiving funding through the EFINTD Initiatve.