More Than Medicine: Nepal's Journey to Eliminate a Disease

11 Oct 2023

It takes much more than medicine to eliminate neglected tropical diseases. In Nepal, the Ministry of Health is leading efforts to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) and ensure that every person in the country is free from the impact of the disabling, mosquito-borne disease. Health workers are crucial to the success of Nepal's efforts. Follow along as Pushpa Devi Adhikari, a community health worker, takes the time to educate people in Baglung District, Nepal about the importance of taking medicine to prevent the spread of LF.