African Filariasis Morbidity Project

Sector in which the organization works:


Short description of the organization and its work to control and eliminate NTDs

The programme works in collaboration with country disease elimination programmes to train doctors in the surgery of hydroceles as a result of lymphatic filariasis and also in the surgery of genital lymphoedema. The organisation also builds capacity in the management of limb lymphoedema. We also work in collaboration with other NGOs in the surgery of patients with onchocerciasis nodules.

Program Name

Capacity Building in Morbidity Management of Lymphatic Filariasis