Elephantiasis is no longer a public health problem in Togo: WHO commends Togo for Historic Achievement

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Brazzaville, 14 April 2017 – After over a decade of persistent efforts, Togo has eliminated lymphatic filariasis – also known as elephantiasis – as a public health problem. The announcement follows a formal validation by the World Health Organization (WHO), which congratulated the Togolese government for this historic achievement.

Read the WHO press release.