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Reaching the Criteria to Stop Onchocerciasis Mass Drug Administration: Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Uganda Pave the Way

Part of the Act to End NTDS | East technical brief series June 2021.

To eliminate human onchocerciasis transmission of the filarial parasite Onchocerca volvulus (OV), endemic countries undertake a multi-step processi to: 1.

Reaching the criteria to stop OV MDA (9.30 MB)


Report from the 7th Meeting of the GAELF

This report summarizes the 7th meeting of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF), Washington DC, November 18-19, 2012. The theme, “A Future Free of Lymphatic Filariasis: Reaching the Vision by Scaling Up, Scaling Down and Reaching Out”, emphasized new strategies and partnerships necessary to reach the 2020 goal of elimination of lymphatic filariasis (LF) as a public-health problem.

GAELFreport (1.32 MB)


Responding to Failed Transmission Assessment Surveys

Report of ad hoc meeting, convened to respond to requests by national lymphatic filariasis elimination programmes for the best available guidance on: (i) investigating failures of transmission assessment surveys (TAS); and (ii) identifying corrective actions to both prevent and respond to failures.

Responding Failed TAS-eng (1.20 MB)


First Report on the London Declaration on NTDs

The London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases, launched in January 2012, marked the beginning of a new, coordinated effort to accelerate progress toward eliminating or controlling 10 NTDs.