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a disease caused by nematodes in the blood or tissues of the body causing blockage of lymphatic vessels

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The "Elephantiasis (Lymphatic Filariasis) - Pipeline Review, H1 2019" drug pipelines has been added to's offering.
On the Transmission Assessment Survey conducted in 2018, it was found out that there was low filariasis cases, with only three cases, and more than 85% mass drug administration coverage.
Among SMM patients, all filariasis was found in NAMs.
"Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is one of 18 little known diseases clustered by the WHO as neglected tropical diseases.SWELLINGIt occurs when filarial worms find their way into the lymph nodes.
During the 1st ASEAN Lymphatic Filariasis Forum 2018 in July, which was held in Manila, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III stressed, "The DOH is ready to take the challenge of eliminating filariasis in the country by being more responsive through the DOH's revitalized agenda of Fourmula 1 Plus for Health." Fourmula1 Plus for Health is a DOH strategy focusing on health financing, health service delivery network, health regulation, governance in health and performance accountability.
Quezon is the 38th province in the country to achieve "Filariasis Free" status.
Lymphatic filariasis affects body's fluid balance and fights infections.
Lymphatic filariasis infection is found in nearly 120 million people in 83 countries of the world and more than 1.1 billion people are at risk of acquiring infection, which is 20% of the world's population.
It focuses on malaria, lymphatic filariasis, dengue, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, human African trypanosomiasis, and schistosomiasis, along with other viral diseases (Rift Valley fever, West Nile fever, Chikungunya, and yellow fever) and trachoma.
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a disease of considerable socio-economic burden in the tropics and sub-tropics and is caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi and B.
The aim of this 10-year Fund is to support the elimination of two debilitating and preventable neglected diseases: river blindness (onchocerciasis) and lymphatic filariasis (which can lead to elephantiasis).
A major objective of the fund is to fast-track ongoing efforts to end river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in several countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Lymphatic filariasis is endemic to tropical countries and is the most common cause of acquired lymphedema in the world.
Eisai is proactively collaborating with academia and research organizations and has participated in 11 joint research projects to develop new medicines and vaccines for malaria, Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, and filariasis, with the support of the GHIT Fund.
Lymphatic filariasis was the most common cause for permanent disability in lower limbs in the tropical countries.