What You Can Do

As a Government

  • Evaluate the true scale of the problem
  • Construct an Action Plan for filariasis elimination
  • Join together with regional/global initiatives for the elimination of the disease

As a business

  • Contribute to the supply and distribution of curative drugs
  • Raise awareness among the workforce and general public
  • Take the lead in local and regional elimination efforts

As an individual

  • Raise awareness in the affected families and communities
  • Take action to support, and encourage others to support, national control programme activities
  • Ensure that individuals with filarial disease have access to treatment and follow rigorous hygiene routines

Contacts

For further information about how you can help the global effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis, contact:

World Health Organization
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

or:
Dr. Anders R. Seim
HDI
Svestadvn. 27
N – 1458 Fjellstrand
Norway

or:
HDI
318 Seth Place
Rockville, MD 20850
USA