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Towards the elimination of onchocerciasis

Abstract on the efforts and progress of the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control and the Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas against human onchocerciasis.

Scientific Publication

Review: The delivery of ivermectin (Mectizan®)

Article addressing the creation of the methods and tools needed to deliver ivermectin and the evolution and development of distribution programmes.

Review The delivery of ivermectin Mectizan (592.94 KB)

Scientific Publication

Mectizan Donation Program: evaluation of a public–private partnership

This evaluation examines how the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) partnership has been functioning from the perspectives of partner organizations. Peters et al, Tropical Medicine and International Health, Volume 9 No 4 pp A4–A15 Suppl, April 2004.

MDP evaluation of a public private partnership (115.99 KB)

Scientific Publication

Impact of ivermectin on illness and disability associated with onchocerciasis

Article discussing the impact of ivermectin on onchocerciasis, particularly through Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A.’s * establishment of the Mectizan® Distribution Program (MDP), which was founded to provide a complementary approach to controlling the disabling consequences of this parasitic infection.

Impact of ivermectin on illness and disability associated with onchocerciasis (113.98 KB)

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Eliminating onchocerciasis as a public health problem

Article reviewing the evolution of treatment strategies focused toward the goal of eliminating onchocerciasis as a public health problem. Thylefors, Tropical Medicine and International Health, Volume 9 No 4 pp A1–A3 Suppl, April 2004.

Eliminating onchocerciasis as a public health problem (149.03 KB)