Article Introduction: Ethiopian Volunteers Work on Front Lines of Health

An article from The Carter Center introduces volunteers (Community-directed distributors: CDDs) who play a major role in the activities of river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

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・ Carter Center Homepage Article on March 30, 2021
Ethiopian Volunteers Work on Front Lines of Health

CDDs are selected in each region and administer and record medicines.
The activities of CDD are introduced with photos.

・ If you want to know about CDD, please visit the WHO homepage .

・ Click here for a treatise that analyzes and proposes the contribution of CDD to MDA in 27 African countries.

 Community-directed distributors—The “foot soldiers” in the fight to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases
 Amazigo UV, Leak SGA, Zoure HGM, Okoronkwo C, Diop Ly M, Isiyaku S, et al. (2021)
   PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(3): e0009088.