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..This first global map can help evaluate the progress of interventions and guide surveillance activities. ..
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..7 to 30, with large variations between and within regions. LF transmission is highly heterogeneous, and the developed maps can help guide intervention, monitoring and surveillance strategies as countries progress towards LF elimination. ..
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..The role of integrated vector management as a supplementary strategy for mass drug administration and new strategies for treatment and morbidity control through antibiotic targeting of the Wolbachia endosymbionts are also discussed. ..
Bockarie M, Kelly Hope L, Rebollo M, Molyneux D. Preventive chemotherapy as a strategy for elimination of neglected tropical parasitic diseases: endgame challenges. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2013;368:20120144 pubmed publisher
..We discuss the challenges of managing complex partnerships, and maintain advocacy messages for the continued support for elimination of these preventable diseases. ..