Onchocerciasis (River Blindness), Basic knowledge and preventive strategies

Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)

This presentation is aimed at indirect education primary victims of River Blindness through primary healthcare providers, volunteers, local health agencies in the endemic areas.

There is review of the etiology, mode of transmission of this disease, as well as examining why the situation persists, cultural barriers and prevention measures.There is a look at the successes of prevention strategies; and continuing efforts in other areas. Lastly there is a provision of a list of resources for further reading.


Elizabeth Ndubisi-Ukandu

Walden University

PUBH-8165-3-Environmental Health

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Wu

Summer Term, 2009


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  1. I am unable to see your presentation.

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