Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) in Africa

  • African trypanosomiasis:The UNICEF-UNDP-World Bank-WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
    The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is an independent global programme of scientific collaboration and has an informational website on African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, its life cycle, reserach and treatment.
  • WHO- Trypanosomiasis
    This page provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programs and offices working on this topic. Also shown are links to related web sites and topics.
  • Eastern Africa Network for Trypanosomiasis EANETT
    The Eastern Africa Network for trypanosomiasis aims at establishing collaboration in research, training and control of trypanosomosis, links for exchange of information and technologies through workshops, technical exchange visits, MSc and PhD programmes, and an annual conference. Sudan's Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI), Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute (KETRI), Uganda's Livestock Health Research Institute (LIRI), Tanzania's National Institute of Medical Reasearch (NIMR) and Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Reasearch Institute (TTRI) as well as the Swiss Tropical Institute (STI) formed EANETT in 1999 to improve control of African trypanosomosis through investigations of the prevalence and extent of spread, risk of overlap of the two forms of the disease, and melarsoprol resistance.
  • PAAT- Program Against African Trypanosomiasis
    The Program Against African Trypanosomiasis (PAAT) is an inter-agency alliance comprising FAO, IAEA, AU/IBAR, WHO, research institutions, field programmes, NGOs and donors, with the overall goal to improve the livelihood of rural people in the 37 tsetse affected countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
  • CDC, DPD- Trypanosomiasis
    Information about the East African and West African forms of Trypanosomiasis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • eMedicine - African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)
    Detailed article about African Trypanosomiasis with clinical information; by Kitonga P Kiminyo, MD. of Infectious Diseases Society of America.
  • Trypanosomiasis
    Information and links about African Sleeping Sickness for physicians and travelers. Content updated regularly.