Neglected tropical diseases

WHO South East Asia Region: resources

Beat NTDs: Regional Initiatives

Lymphatic filariasis
  • Maldives and Sri Lanka eliminate lymphatic filariasis
    In a significant progress against neglected tropical diseases in WHO South-East Asia Region, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated lymphatic filariasis, a disease that was crippling people for decades, forcing them to lead a life of stigma, discrimination and poverty.