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Video of microfilariae in the anterior chamber of the eye

This is footage[1] of microfilariae was captured in a 59-year-old man’s anterior chamber of the eye. The man lives in an onchocerciasis-endemic area in eastern Ghana.

Appearance of Mf in the anterior chamber (25.87 MB)

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MDP’s Commitment to WHO’s Road Map 2021 – 2030

The Mectizan Donation Program is committed to working towards WHO’s NTD Road Map 2030 targets and the path towards eliminating river blindness and lymphatic filariasis.

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Stamp Out Oncho – A Community Drug Distributor’s Dedication On Distribution

This short film covers the dedication of a community drug distributor on working towards eliminating onchocerciasis (river blindness) in Cameroon, Africa.

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Stamp Out Oncho – Cameroon 2019 (A Short Film)

This short film covers the movement to eliminate Onchocerciasis (river blindness) in Cameroon, Africa. Follow our Vimeo account for more video footage from the field.

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It’s Time To Stamp Out Oncho! (A Short Film)

This is a short video highlighting the importance of getting rid of onchocerciasis (river blindness). Follow our Vimeo account for more video footage from the field.

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Together we can Stamp Out Oncho! A short film.

We are delighted to share this short film produced by the Mectizan Donation Program for the launch of the “Stamp Out Oncho” advocacy campaign.

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Series “For As Long As It’s Needed” Video 1: About the Disease

First in a series of five documentary videos exploring the history and impact of the Mectizan Donation Program.

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Series “For As Long As It’s Needed” Video 2: Discovering a Cure

Second in a series of five documentary videos exploring the history and impact of the Mectizan Donation Program.

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Series “For As Long As It’s Needed” Video 3: Merck’s Pledge

Third in a series of five documentary videos exploring the history and impact of the Mectizan Donation Program.

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Series “For As Long As It’s Needed” Video 4: Community Approach

Fourth in a series of five documentary videos exploring the history and impact of the Mectizan Donation Program.

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Series “For As Long As It’s Needed” Video 5: Current Statistics

Fifth and final in a series of five documentary videos exploring the history and impact of the Mectizan Donation Program.

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Introducing the NTD index on the ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action at the African Union

At the African Union summit in January 2018, Uniting to Combat NTDs presented African leaders with a new NTD index and bespoke country profiles for African countries to show progress against the five NTDs amenable to preventive chemotherapy.

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Professor Stephen Hawking delivers keynote speech on NTDs

In his speech, Professor Hawking highlighted the work and legacy of his father, Dr Frank Hawking who, in the 1950s, was one of the first people to conduct research into and develop treatment for an NTD known as lymphatic filariasis (LF).

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MDP Anniversary Event: reuniting key players Carter, Foege, Vagelos

In October 2012, The Mectizan Donation Program celebrated its 25th anniversary with NGDO Partner The Carter Center at The Carter Center in Atlanta.