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 Planning Form
Additional resources for facilitators
Last update: 17 March 2015

French versions:
Formation sur le suivi et l’évaluation épidémiologique du traitement médicamenteux de masse pour l’élimination de la Filariose lymphatique