Factors Associated with Ivermectin Non-Compliance and Its Potential Role in Sustaining Onchocerca volvulus Transmission in the West Region of Cameroon

@inproceedings{Senyonjo2016FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Ivermectin Non-Compliance and Its Potential Role in Sustaining Onchocerca volvulus Transmission in the West Region of Cameroon},
  author={Laura Senyonjo and Joseph Oye and Didier Bakajika and Benjamin Didier Biholong and Afework Hailemariam Tekle and Daniel Boakye and Elena B Schmidt and Elizabeth Elhassan},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Community Directed Treatment with ivermectin is the cornerstone of current efforts to eliminate onchocerciasis. However recent studies suggest there are foci where long-term annual distribution of the drug alone has failed to ensure elimination thresholds are reached. It is important to achieve high levels of compliance in order to obtain elimination targets. An epidemiological and entomological evaluation conducted in the western region of Cameroon in 2011 revealed that two health… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 7 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…