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Riverblindness in Africa : taming the lion's stare / Bruce Benton ; foreword by James D. Wolfensohn.

Author/Creator:
Benton, Bruce, 1942- author.
Other Title:
River blindness in Africa
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control.
Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa.
Onchocerciasis -- Africa -- Prevention.
Onchocerciasis -- Africa -- Epidemiology.
Public health -- Africa -- Evaluation.
International cooperation.
Africa.
Medical subjects:
Onchocerciasis, Ocular -- prevention & control.
Onchocerciasis, Ocular -- epidemiology.
Neglected Diseases -- prevention & control.
Disease Eradication -- organization & administration.
Program Evaluation.
International Cooperation.
Contents:
The Challenge
Launching and Scaling Up the Onchocerciasis Control Program
Expansion and Rescue
The Game Changer
Ivermectin
Getting Mectizan to Africa, Concluding OCP
A Closer Look at Socioeconomic Development
Widening the Effort to All of Africa
Deepening and Widening the Objective
Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future.
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Baltimore, MD Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 28, 2020).
Contributor:
Project Muse
Other format:
Print version:
ISBN:
1421439670
9781421439679
9781421439662
1421439662
Publisher Number:
99985745750
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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