|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|
|Publisher:||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi|
|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.|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA-CD-243|
|Appears in Collections:||Meeting Reports|
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