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Guide for Donations of Mectizan® to Accelerate the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Countries where Onchocerciasis is not co-endemic.Guide for Donations of Mectizan Application for IDA countries (949.30 KB)
The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a toolkit to help programs implement MMDP services. The toolkit incorporates relevant resources developed by WHO and partner institutions, and its objectives are as follows:provide tools and templates for implementation of key activities to strengthen delivery by the health system of the recommended minimum package of care for LF patients make information and tools accessible to national LF programs and health professionals around the world identify and resolve gaps in resources
Components focus on the following areas:Planning, including patient estimation Capacity Building to Deliver MMDP Services Documentation of MMDP services
WHO provides orientation webinars (with Joint Application packages provided in English, French, and Spanish versions at this link) for national program managers and partners on how to complete the Joint Application Package for NTDs.
Neglected Tropical Diseases: Planning, requesting medicines and reporting via the Joint Application Package
Explanation of how the process of procuring donated medicines for PCT NTDs works along with links to download required forms. Source: WHO.