Plan of Action for the Elimination of Neglected Infectious Diseases and Post-Elimination Actions 2016-2022

World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization. 07/07/2016 This 33-page document, prepared for the 68th Session of the Regional Committee of the World Health Organization for the Americas in September 2016, provides a six-year Plan of Action for neglected infectious diseases (NIDs) that proposes up-to-date lines of action to reduce morbidity, disability, and mortality; and to more rapidly advance efforts to eliminate NIDs as public health problems and stop NID transmission. It will address the surveillance, management, control, and elimination of 13 diseases: blinding trachoma, Chagas disease, cystic echinococcosis and hydatidosis, fascioliasis, human plague, leishmaniasis, leprosy (Hansen's disease), lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis (river blindness), dog-mediated human rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiases, and taeniasis/cysticercosis. (PDF)
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