Unsung Hero: Madam Mary Becheyiri

Community Drug Distributor, Asubende Village Madam Mary Becheyiri was born 62 years ago in Asubende, a village that was hyperendemic for onchocerciasis. In 1995, she was hired by the former Onchocerciasis Control Programme (OCP) to manage key supplies that the OCP stored at its Asubende depot, including aviation fuel and insecticides. In

2020-07-13T11:45:00-04:00May 1st, 2014|

Unsung Hero: Mr. Alhassan Ahmed

Mr. Alhassan Ahmed Technical Officer for Disease Control, Neglected Tropical Disease Programme Mr. Alhassan Ahmed joined the World Health Organization’s Onchocerciasis Control Programme (OCP) in 1995, when spraying insecticides by aircraft was the main disease control strategy. Based at the district level of the health system, he is one of

2020-07-14T12:03:03-04:00May 1st, 2014|
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