Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Mectizan donation all year with our series of new videos. Ninth: Momentum – The key to success in eliminating diseases like river blindness and lymphatic filariasis is maintaining momentum.
The key to success in eliminating NTDs like river blindness and lymphatic filariasis is momentum! Treatments must be available at the right time in the right place so countries can strive for high coverage during mass drug administration to eliminate these diseases permanently—and to stop them from coming back. Through consistent mass drug administration in villages and robust monitoring and surveillance we can improve and safeguard the well-being and economic prosperity of generations to come.