We are delighted to share this short film produced by the Mectizan Donation Program for the launch of the “Stamp Out Oncho” advocacy campaign.
Click HERE to read the 2018 Mectizan Program Notes:
The accomplishments of the Mectizan Donation Program in its 30th year (see English and French versions below).
MDP_AH17_English (2.20 MB)
Click the image to view the Summer 2018 Mectizan Program Notes:
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
Explanation of how the process of procuring donated medicines for PCT NTDs works along with links to download required forms. Source: WHO.
in six modules, each with multiple sessions in presentation format, which may be downloaded. Please click on Session 1.1 below to see a sample presentation.
The ESPEN Portal is an electronic platform designed to enable health ministries and stakeholders to share, and exchange subnational programme data, in support of the NTD control and elimination goals.
This tool (click map below for interactive map) allows the user to selectively view multiple variables at once, identifying co-endemicity and intervention gaps, and thereby provides a stepping stone for integrated programming in country.