World Health Organization

The remarkable progress being made against lymphatic filariasis in the Region could not have occurred without strong political commitment among endemic countries, the generous donation of preventive medicines by the pharmaceutical companies, the unflagging support of bilateral partners, such as the governments of Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America, and assistance from various nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and philanthropic foundations.

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