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Title: Elimination of kala-azar : report of the fourth meeting of the Regional Technical Advisory Group (RTAG), Kathmandu, Nepal
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: Description: Kala-azar is a disease of significant public health importance in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal. About 150 million people are at risk of kala-azar in approximately 113 districts in these four endemic countries. Elimination of kala-azar in countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region is feasible. The Fourth Meeting of the Regional Technical Advisory Group (RTAG) jointly organized by WHO-SEARO and WHO-Nepal, was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 12 to 14 July 2011 to review the progress and achievements of the kala-azar elimination programme; assess the implementation of national plans of action; discuss developments in technology for incorporation into the elimination programme; and make recommendations to the Regional Director.
Keywords: KALA AZAR
Gov't Doc #: SEA-CD-243
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204986
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