Key Recommendations on Eye Health at the West African Health Organization Meeting

Regional Programme Coordinator
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

The 10th Annual Meeting of Health Information Systems national managers, Technical and Financial Partners was organised by the West African Health Organization (WAHO) in collaboration with USAID/RAD Project and the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA).  The meeting was held from 27th – 30th January, 2020, in Banjul, The Gambia. The main objective…

USAID launches new NTD programme for West Africa

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

USAID has officially launched its latest Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) programme which has just been named the Act to End NTDs – West program. The $200 million programme will help to control or eliminate trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths (including hookworm, roundworm and whipworm) in 11 West African countries including Benin, Burkina Faso,…