Parasitology and Entomology

To conduct research on parasitic diseases particularly malaria and NTDs, to evaluate tools and strategies for parasite control, to work with the Ministry of Health in mapping and surveillance (epidemiology) for parasitic diseases. To conduct monitoring and evaluation for Ministry of Health School-based and community-based parasite control and elimination programmes.


  1. Coordinate support of the Ministry of Health and other sectorial programmes to control and/or eliminate preventive chemotherapy neglected tropical diseases.
  2. Providing technical support to the Ministries’ control and elimination programmes and sharing best practices.
  3. Collaborating with the Ministry of Health in mapping, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of parasitic disease control and elimination programmes.
  4. Sensitizing the community through workshops, seminars, conferences and symposia.
  5. Capacity building of Ministry of Health Officers in NTDs surveillance and mapping