Project Launch of Mayuge Neglected Diseases Elimination(MANE) .
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
World Vision together with Korea International Cooperation Agency have today launched a project to eliminate neglected diseases in mayuge. Elimination of schistosomiasis(Bilhazia) and soil transimitted helminths(STH) is the projet goal.
Their objective is to empower cmmunities maitain mass drug administration of Bilhazia and STH high rates in the district. with a population of 178,659 of school age going children , the project is focusing on total elimination contrary to the community myths that the disease can not be cured.
in addition,the project wants to improve accessibility and utilization of water and sanitation facilities.