Abstract on the Mectizan® Donation Program (MDP), which was launched in 1987 by Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A.* Thylefors, Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 2008 Sep; 102 Suppl 1:39-44.
Abstract on The African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC), which was launched in 1995 for the ultimate purpose of eliminating human onchocerciasis from the African countries in which the disease was endemic.
Abstract on The Special Intervention Zones (SIZ) of the former Onchocerciasis Control Programme (OCP), which were launched in December 2002, following the closure of the OCP, to sustain the momentum that had been gained for onchocerciasis control through Mectizan distribution and vector control.
Collection of scientific articles on two decades of the use of Mectizan® in the effort to control (and eventually eliminate as a public health problem) the parasitic disease 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.