Community-directed interventions are practical and effective in low-resource communities: experience of ivermectin treatment for onchocerciasis control in Cameroon and Uganda, 2004-2010.

@article{Katabarwa2016CommunitydirectedIA,
  title={Community-directed interventions are practical and effective in low-resource communities: experience of ivermectin treatment for onchocerciasis control in Cameroon and Uganda, 2004-2010.},
  author={Moses N. Katabarwa and Peace Habomugisha and Albert Eyamba and Edson Byamukama and Philippe Nwane and Alex Arinaitwe and Julius Musigire and Ruth Tushemereirwe and Annet Khainza},
  journal={International health},
  year={2016},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={116-23}
}
BACKGROUND The community-directed intervention (CDI) approach has improved treatment coverage in onchocerciasis-affected communities. However, there is still a lot to learn. This study assessed its performance and highlighted the lessons learnt so far. METHODS Representative samples of households were selected from Cameroon and Uganda program areas… CONTINUE READING