Bernhard Philippon

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Past Achievements in the Control of Onchocerciasis Large-scale control of onchocerciasis commenced over three decades ago, initially through the Onchocerciasis Control The goals of OCP were to eliminate onchocerciasis as a public health problem and to mitigate its negative impact on the social and economic development of affected regions [1–3]. The(More)
Initially planned for a 20 year life time, the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa (OCP) will have finally continued its activities for nearly three decades (vector control alone from 1975 to 1989, then vector control and/or therapeutic treatment until 2002). Although onchocerciasis is no longer a problem of public health importance nor an(More)
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