Yaws and other endemic treponematoses

Information resources

PubMed articles

Technical publications

Handbook of endemic treponematoses: Yaws, endemic syphilis and pinta
Although this document was published in 1984, some aspects are still relevant with the exception of diagnosis and treatments.

Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials

Pocket booklet

Weekly Epidemiological Record

Yaws in the news

15 May 2015 | Geneva
Yaws strategy development. Report of a meeting, 27–28 October 2014, Atlanta, USA
Ref: ISBN 978 92 4 150881

17 April 2015 | Geneva Eradication of yaws in India

  • Full article
    Weekly epidemiological record, No.16, 2015, 90, 161–168

19 February 2015 | Geneva
Mass Treatment with Single-Dose Azithromycin for Yaws

29 September 2014 | Geneva
Where the Road Ends, Yaws Begins? The Cost-effectiveness of Eradication versus More Roads


Cases of yaws treated with single-dose oral azithromycin
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