Scabies course available on OpenWHO learning platform
The World Scabies Program contributed to a new scabies online course developed by the World Health Organisation and now available on the OpenWHO learning platform. The scabies course if free and open to all.
Click here to Enrol today and start learning about scabies!
Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award WSP Video
The Macquarie Group Foundation has released a new video on how the World Scabies Program aims to demonstrate that scabies can be eliminated as a public health problem at a national scale.
Visit the Macquarie Group Foundation website to watch the video now.
Link to video: macq.co/6017ynnvU
Listen to the latest episode of the Spot Diagnosis Podcast featuring WSP Director Professor Andrew Steer
Listen in here to experts A/Prof Alvin Chong and Professor Andrew Steer discuss scabies, a scourge that has been with humanity for over 2,500 years. Learn where to look for scabies mite burrows, what makes you itch, and war time experiments undertaken to work out exactly how the mites are spread… Are you scratching yourself already?
The WSP Communications Information Package is now available
The WSP Communications Information Package is available for download on the WSP website. The WSP Info package is designed to be easily shared.
Introducing the World Scabies Program Fiji Team
The World Scabies Program Fiji is excited to introduce the new WSP Fiji team. The WSP Fiji team will be working with all Divisional and Sub-Divisional Health Offices to implement the scabies MDA throughout the country.
The World Scabies Program celebrates the second annual World NTD Day today
WSP has joined over 300 organizations and partners around the world to celebrate the second World NTD Day 2021 on 30 January.
Scabies control targets launched this week in the WHO NTD Roadmap 2021 - 2030
The World Scabies Program is excited the World Health Organization (WHO) Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Roadmap 2030 launched this week, includes targets for scabies control to end the neglect of scabies and beat NTDS.