Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis

  • A Sangamithra Professor, Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India,
  • P Dhavamani Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), Morbidity, Lymphoedema, MMDP, GPELF

Abstract

Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) vector-borne, chronically disabling parasitic contamination inflicting elephantiasis, lymphoedema, and hydrocele, is a leading public strength convenience as nicely as serious socioeconomic trouble due to its morbid condition, social stigma, and massive financial loss in many creating nations, and this sickness has been ranked as the second primary purpose of long-term continual incapacity worldwide. World Health Assembly decision in 1997 for Eliminate of Lymphatic Filariasis (ELF) via 2020 made all the filaria endemic nations in the world put efforts for its removing with the aid of regularly decreasing and finally interrupting the transmission of Lymphatic Filariasis (LF). Another lookup is wished to aid efforts to ‘scale-up morbidity manipulation and incapacity alleviation programs at the countrywide stage and to report the extent to which anti-filarial drug cure influences the direction of filariasis associated disorder.

Published
2021-06-01
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Sangamithra, A., & Dhavamani, P. (2021). Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 9(3), 24-28. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v9i3.3783
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