Sri Lanka: NCD joint programming mission, 5-9 October 2015; Follow up mission, 23-27 April 2018
World Health Organization. (2018). Sri Lanka: NCD joint programming mission, 5-9 October 2015; Follow up mission, 23-27 April 2018. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/275777
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Expert mission to Sri Lanka for verification of elimination of lymphatic filariasis : Report of the mission, 12-18 June 2011 World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEA-CD-245, 2012)Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is endemic in 9 of the 11 Member States of the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization. Mass Drug Administration (MDA) has been implemented to achieve elimination of LF in the Region. In 2001, Sri Lanka initiated MDA in eight LF-endemic districts covering a population of 11 million, and stopped MDA in 2007 after completing five rounds. The microfilarial rate was well below 1%. Post-MDA surveillance including vector surveillance has been introduced. As per the recommendations of the Regional Programme ...