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SAE Handbook (English, French, and Portuguese versions)

A Handbook for Managing Adverse Events Following Mass Drug Administration (AEs-f-MDA) and Serious Adverse Events (SAEs). ENVISION, April 2015.

A user-friendly, step-by-step approach for the management of AEs-f-MDA and the reporting of SAEs by managers of preventive chemotherapy programs.

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Advocacy Booklet: Uganda Example

This booklet promotes understanding of what NTDs are, whom they affect, and what can be done to help reach the goal of controlling or eliminating NTDs in Uganda by 2020.

advocacy_booklet_uganda_example_pc_ntds_only (1.26 MB)

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TIPAC (Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing) – Multilingual Tool

The Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing, or TIPAC (pronounced “tee-pack”), is a Microsoft Excel– based program that helps users accurately estimate the costs and funding gaps of public health programs.

ntd_tipac_3_51 (1) (6.88 MB)

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How Nigeria is tackling river blindness – in pictures

Photo essay on treatment of onchocerciasis in Nigeria. Sightsavers, October 12, 2012.

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Status of onchocerciasis in APOC countries

The map shown results from rapid epidemiological mapping of onchocerciasis, which enabled the national onchocerciasis task forces to put together national plans and project proposals for onchocerciasis control.