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Celebrating 30+ years of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A.‘s* donation of Mectizan “as much as needed, for as long as needed,” the Mectizan Donation Program is the longest-running Neglected Tropical Disease drug donation program of its kind. More than 300 million treatments of Mectizan and albendazole (donated by GSK) are provided yearly for river blindness (onchocerciasis) and lymphatic filariasis elimination worldwide.

*Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A., is known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada.

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Together we can Stamp Out Oncho! A short film.

We are delighted to share this short film produced by the Mectizan Donation Program for the launch of the “Stamp Out Oncho” advocacy campaign.

Mectizan Program Notes – Winter 2018

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Annual Highlights

2017 Annual Highlights

The accomplishments of the Mectizan Donation Program in its 30th year (see English and French versions below).

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Mectizan Program Notes: Summer 2018

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