Lymphatic filariasis

Training in monitoring and epidemiological assessment of mass drug administration for eliminating lymphatic filariasis


This manual is designed to teach personnel of national programmes to eliminate lymphatic filariasis, including regional and district health personnel, the essential elements of monitoring and evaluating national programmes to eliminate LF. The focus is on planning and implementing a transmission assessment survey (TAS) as an input to decide whether to move from MDA to post-MDA surveillance.


Theory of transmission assessment surveys (TAS)
Practical aspects of transmission assessment surveys
WHO TAS Eligibility and Reporting Form
Additional resources for facilitators
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Last update: 18 December 2013