Unsung Hero: Dr. Ameyo Dorkenoo

Photo source: USAID Dr. Dorkenoo has been Togo’s Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) Program Coordinator for six years. Togo was the first country in Africa to interrupt transmission of LF, due in no small part to her passion and commitment. Dr. Dorkenoo oversaw mass treatments with ivermectin and albendazole in the seven

2020-07-14T12:03:41-04:00May 1st, 2014|

Unsung Hero: Mr. Alassane Abrangao

Nurse in the Datcha Peripheral Health Unit, Ogou District, Plateaux Region Togo’s integrated neglected tropical diseases (NTD) program depends on nurses at each of the more than 600 peripheral health units to oversee the community drug distributors in the field. While all of these nurses take their responsibilities very seriously, Mr. Abrangao

2020-07-14T12:02:59-04:00May 1st, 2014|
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