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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Afr Rp, No. 96.1: Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Afr Rp, No. 96.1: Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Afr Rp, No. 96.1. Retrieved from http://members.worldlibrary.net/


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Medical Reference Publication

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1. Introduction Onchocerciasis remains a serious public health problem in large parts of tropical Africa where some 18 million people are affected. The most severe consequence of onchocerciasis is blindness, which may afflict over one third of the adult population of the most affected communities. Other important problems are severe skin disease and maddening itching which cause great suffering to millions of people.

Table of Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Study Design and Methodology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. Studyobjectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. Studydesign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Dataanalysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.1 Community Directed Treatment Approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 9 Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 9 Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.3 Changes in the system over time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 3 Adherence to Appropriate Treatment Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Exclusioncriteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.$ Ivermectindosage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.9 Management of adverse reactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 3 Concludingremarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.5 Treatmentcoverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.7 Overall treatment coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.7 Treatment coverage by study design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.9 Treatment coverage by study site. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.1 Factors related to Treatment Coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 5 Comparison of communities with high. low and zero treatment coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 5 Treatment coverage and characteristics of the distribution system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 9 Multivariate analysis of factors related to treatment coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 6 Concluding remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 9 Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.1 Reported treatment coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.1 Reportedadversereactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.4 Concluding remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 4 Sustainability and Replicability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. 5 Sustainability indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 5 Conclusions and Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

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