Filariasis

Filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by an infection with roundworms of the Filarioidea type. These are spread by blood-feeding insects such as black flies and mosquitoes. They belong to the group of diseases called helminthiases. Eight known filarial worms have humans as a definitive host. These are divided into three groups according to the part of the body they affect: Lymphatic filariasis is caused by the worms Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori. These worms occupy the lymphatic system, including the lymph nodes; in chronic cases, these worms lead to the syndrome of elephantiasis. Subcutaneous filariasis is caused …

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WHO: World Health Organization · 7 June 2024

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already donates alben- dazole for the lymphatic filariasis elimination programme and the soil-transmitted


WHO: World Health Organization · 7 June 2024

12 p

already donates alben- dazole for the lymphatic filariasis elimination programme and the soil-transmitted


UN: The United Nations · 29 April 2024 English

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the elimination of onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis, held in Guinea in February 2022, on the initiative


WHO: World Health Organization · 12 April 2024

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Lèpre Lymphatic filariasis https://www.who.int/health-topics/lymphatic-filariasis#tab=tab_1 Filiariose


CBD: Convention on Biological Diversity · 5 April 2024 English

It was noted that the topic of living modified fish would be discussed with a view to considering further guidance at the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties …

who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/lymphatic-filariasis. Hume, C.C., Emily J. Lyons, and Karen P. Day who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/lymphatic-filariasis https://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/100_worst.php _01_12.pdf?sequence=1. __________. Lymphatic filariasis. Fact sheet, 1 June 2023c. __________. Report fever** Virus Celone and others, 2021 Lymphatic filariasis Nematode WHO, 2023c Aedes aegypti Rift Valley and others, 2009 virus Ae. albopictus Lymphatic filariasis Nematode WHO, 2023c Mayaro fever Virus Celone


WHO: World Health Organization · 1 April 2024 English

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countries have validated the elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem except Sudan o Onchocerciasis levels in all endemic countries 1 2 2 Lymphatic filariasis: To scale down treatment in Sudan 1 1 1 Schistosomiasis: treatment (preventive chemotherapy) (lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted


WHO: World Health Organization · 29 March 2024 English

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Lèpre Lymphatic filariasis https://www.who.int/health-topics/lymphatic-filariasis#tab=tab_1 Filiariose


WHO: World Health Organization · 22 March 2024 French

12 p

Lèpre Lymphatic filariasis https://www.who.int/health-topics/lymphatic-filariasis#tab=tab_1 Filiariose


World Bank Group · 11 March 2024 English

expert judgment recommended for malaria, lymphatic filariasis, and in some cases dengue; e) systematic literature


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 8 March 2024 English

This paper evaluates the additional spending needed to meet core targets of selected Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while accounting for the associated cost to address climate risks. The SDGs under …

the sum of deaths due to dengue and lymphatic filariasis, and total malaria cases. Malnutrition attributable


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