November 14, 2018

CEP-NTD 1 Project Launch, END in Africa Project Closes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: USAID, FHI 360 Launch New Program to Control, End Neglected Tropical Diseases in West Africa Five-Year Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases Element One Project Seeks to End Elephantiasis & Trachoma, Manage River Blindness, Schistosomiasis, Helminthiasis, in Partnership with 11 Countries  Accra, Ghana – November 14, 2018.  Eleven host country governments,

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July 31, 2018

NTDs in Niger: Current Epidemiological Status of Neglected Tropical Diseases Targeted through Preventive Chemotherapy

  When Niger, a West African country of 22 million people, began receiving USAID support through the FHI 360-managed END in Africa project to control or eliminate the seven neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) targeted through preventive chemotherapy (PC NTDs) in October 2010, there was much work to be done, as some diseases had become nationwide

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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).

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