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OEPA Strategy (wording from WHO Certification Document)

6-monthly mass distributions of Mectizan® in all endemic areas, covering  at least 85% of the eligible population.

Two primary goals:

First, to eliminate morbidity due to infection with O. volvulus in the six-country programme by the year 2007.  This is also stated as elimination of onchocerciasis as a public health problem by the year 2007.  

Second, to eliminate parasite transmission in those countries or foci where feasible.  No time limit is specified.

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