GAELF publishes Progress Report 2014

Date: 
September 21, 2015

Global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis: progress report, 2014

Weekly epidemiological record, No. 38, 2015, 90, 489–504

The article presents progress achieved in 2014. The total number of cumulative treatments delivered through MDA since the inception of the programme has surpassed 5.6 billion, 18 countries have been able to stop preventive chemotherapy for LF and move into surveillance, and 10 countries are now positioned to submit dossiers for validation of elimination as a public health problem before the close of 2015.

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