Trying to eliminate lymphatic filariasis, or “big foot,” from a country is like trying to permanently rid your garden of invasive plants and weeds.
October 6, 2017
Supportive Supervision Visit Reviews Progress in Côte d’Ivoire’s Fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases
Each year, the manager of the END in Africa project Mr. Simon Polanco Bolivar Pou conducts supportive supervisory visits to countries supported by the project to discuss project management, progress and challenges with local neglected tropical diseases (NTD) stakeholders such as the leadership of the Ministries of Health, NTD program staff, project subgrantees, and other
August 31, 2017
Each year, END in Africa Project Director Bolivar Pou conducts supportive supervisory visits to the six countries covered by the neglected tropical diseases (NTD) project, to discuss project management, progress, and challenges with local stakeholders. Stakeholders include the leadership of the ministries of health (MOH), NTD program staff, project subgrantees, and other in-country partners working
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Through the work of its END in Africa and END in Asia programs, FHI 360 is advancing USAID's goal of contributing to the global elimination of NTD by reducing prevalence of seven diseases—lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis), onchocerciasis (river blindness), schistosomiasis (snail fever), trachoma (blinding eye infection) and three soil-transmitted helminths (hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm).