April 2021: Kenya’s Taita-Taveta county conducts MDA

Kenya conducted a mass drug administration (MDA) campaign to eradicate schistosomiasis in Taita-Taveta county, reaching over 57,000 residents; moreover, 62,458 residents also received treatment for common worms. The MDA campaign, funded by Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND) through the Department for International Development (DFiD), will run for five years (as required by WHO) to ensure eradication/containment. Kwaela News Network

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