Lymphatic filariasis control in Tanga Region, Tanzania: status after eight rounds of mass drug administration

@inproceedings{Simonsen2014LymphaticFC,
  title={Lymphatic filariasis control in Tanga Region, Tanzania: status after eight rounds of mass drug administration},
  author={Paul E. Simonsen and Yahya A Derua and Stephen Masingili Magesa and Erling M. Pedersen and A S Stensgaard and Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela and William NW Kisinza},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2014}
}
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) control started in Tanga Region of Tanzania in 2004, with annual ivermectin/albendazole mass drug administration (MDA). Since then, the current project has monitored the effect in communities and schools in rural areas of Tanga District. In 2013, after 8 rounds of MDA, spot check surveys were added in the other 7 districts of Tanga Region, to assess the regional LF status. LF vector and transmission surveillance, and human cross sectional surveys in communities and… CONTINUE READING
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