Mass Drug Administration Launch Activities Are a Success: Government Authorities Do Their Part in Mali

Community Health Center personnel from Ségou gather for the launch of MDA. Source: HKI In early 2008, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) NTD Control Program, Mali scaled up integrated treatment nationwide for five common and debilitating NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, trachoma, onchocerciasis, and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (whipworm,

Mass Drug Administration Launch Activities Are a Success: Government Authorities Do Their Part in Mali2020-07-25T16:09:08-04:00

Unsung Hero: Dr. Oumar Dao

Technical Director of the CSCOM (Health Center) of Lafiabougou, Region of Kayes Dr. Oumar Dao is the Technical Director of the CSCOM (health center) of Lafiabougou, located in the region of Kayes in southwestern Mali. Dr. Dao has spent many years working on mass treatment campaigns to prevent NTDs in Mali. Once

Unsung Hero: Dr. Oumar Dao2020-07-14T12:03:19-04:00

Unsung Hero: Mr. Dramane Traore

Photo source: USAID NTD/Trachoma Focal Point for the Region of Kayes, Ministry of Health Mr. Dramane Traore began his work on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Mali at the start of the integrated NTD program in 2007. His commitment has been unwavering as he has faced many challenges in implementing

Unsung Hero: Mr. Dramane Traore2020-07-14T12:02:51-04:00
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