Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award WSP Video
The Macquarie Group Foundation interviewed the WSP Director, Prof. Andrew Steer, on how the World Scabies Program aims to demonstrate that scabies can be eliminated as a public health problem at a national scale and how the program is working in the context of COVID-19.
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 Spot Diagnosis is a podcast series by the Skin Health Institute.
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.
WSP Director wins Jian Zhou Medal
WSP Director, Professor Andrew Steer is one of the first recipients of the Jian Zhou Medal from the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences for his contribution to reducing the burden of scabies.
Meet the World Scabies Program Director Professor Andrew Steer
Watch WSP Program Director, Professor Andrew Steer, explain the World Scabies Program - what is scabies, who scabies effects, and how the program will work to eliminate scabies as a public health problem in Fiji and Solomon Islands.
WHO informal consultation on a framework for scabies control, meeting report
WSP partners made significant contributions to this recent document published by WHO outlining a framework for scabies control that includes community wide treatment.