Transmission Survey of Lympthatic Filariasis

Project Progress

100 % progress so far

Started Date:August 01 2013 Completed Date:December 31 2013


Transmission Survey of Lympthatic Filariasis

Categories :

Survey

Completed

Introduction

The study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Lympthatic Filariasis (LF) in 16 districts of Nepal where six rounds of MDA was completed. Further, to determine the effectiveness of MDA and to provide information about prevalence of LF for use in decision making by Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD).

Project Objectives

• To determine the prevalence of LF antigenaemia in the 16 study districts

• To identify the LF prevalence as per the socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

• To provide information about Lymphatic filariasis antigenaemia for use in decision making by EDCD for continuation of MDA in the study districts