Reporting an Alliance Using an Integrative Approach to the Management of Lymphedema in India

In India 553 million persons are estimated to live in areas endemic for LF; approximately 21 million have symptomatic filariasis. Of the approximately 16.02 million cases of lymphedema caused by LF globally, 7.44 million (46.4%) are in India. India had seen diethyl carbamizine, and/or albendazole, delivered to whole populations, beginning the project to eliminate the disease.

In India 553 million persons are estimated to live in areas endemic for LF; approximately 21 million have symptomatic filariasis. Of the approximately 16.02 million cases of lymphedema caused by LF globally, 7.44 million (46.4%) are in India. India had seen diethyl carbamizine, and/or albendazole, delivered to whole populations, beginning the project to eliminate the disease.

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Reporting an Alliance Using an Integrative Approach to the Management of Lymphedema in India