Epidemiological studies for filariasis control
  • Determining the geographical distribution and the disease burden in populations at risk;

  • Assessing the impact on the health of the individual and the community;

  • Determining the "force" of infection by quantifying vector and parasite exposure factors;Designing control strategies and implementing, monitoring, and evaluating control activities, both experimental and applied

  • Designing control strategies and implementing, monitoring, and evaluating control activities, both experimental and applied

  • Measuring the impact of the interventions and establishing a system of long-term filariasis surveillance.

 

Last Updated on:06/05/2014