Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
 

For Neglected Tropical Disease

 

ABOUT THIS MANUAL

This manual is divided into disease-specific chapters that describe the transmission cycle, symptoms and disease burden of the WASH-related NTDs endemic in . Each chapter includes information about WASH activities that are most essential to the control of each disease. Maps of disease prevalence are provided to enable identification of disease endemic communities most in need of sustainable WASH services.

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NTD Burden in and possible WASH implementation

Soil-transmitted helminths (intestinal worms)

Approximately children aged 1 to 15 years old are believed to be at risk of infection. (WHO)

STH

Trachoma

Approximately people live in areas known to be at risk for trachoma. About have the advanced stage of disease that can lead to permanent blindness. (Global Atlas of Trachoma)

Trachoma

Lymphatic Filariasis

Approximately people are believed to be at risk of infection. (WHO)

LF

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