Mectizan and albendazole for river blindness and lymphatic filariasis

Blindness caused by onchocerciasis is increasingly rare after 25 years of Mectizan

Enough Mectizan is shipped annually to treat an estimated 200 million people 

River Blindness eliminated in 4 of 6 endemic countries in Latin America

Eliminating LF will prevent future suffering

Mectizan and albendazole for the elimination of river blindness and lymphatic filariasis
Man blinded by onchocerciasis in CAR
Mectizan Distribution
Onchocerciasis elimination in the Americas
Severe LF