Publications of Vector Control Center
Das, P.K, K.D Ramaiah, D.J Augustin, and Ashok Kumar.
Abstract

The global initiatives to eliminate lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem by the year 2020 have generated a great deal of debate in India, the largest endemic country. This has lead to a shift in the from control to elimination of the disease. Although the capaign to eliminate filariasis has begun, much more needs to be done. Several recent research studies have provided an insight into various operational issues and prospects of elimination of lymphatic filariasis. In this article, the current scenario, recent research results, logistics and the propects of eliminating lymphatic filariasis in India will be discussed.

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