Nongovernmental Development Organizations Coordination Group for Onchocerciasis Control

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History

1992, as Nongovernmental Development Organizations Coordination Group for Ivermectin Distribution (NGDO).

Aims

Support onchocerciasis (river blindness) control programmes in Africa, Latin America and Yemen; advocate awareness to the Ministries of Health so as to release counterpart funding for onchocerciasis control; promote integration of onchocerciasis control programmes into existing health systems.

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Activities

As of 2004, had facilitated treatment for onchocerciasis for 36.9 million people in APOC countries, 8.5 million people in former OCP countries and 0.4 million in Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas (OEPA) countries (Latin America).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Specific Diseases
  • Social Activity
    • Nongovernmental
  • Cybernetics
    • Control
  • Strategy
    • Coordination
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E2633

Last News Received

2010
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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