African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)

Guidelines for development of national plan and project proposal for sustainable community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI)


Publication details

Number of pages: 42
Publication date: 1999
Languages: English



These guidelines are aimed at national onchcocerciasis task forces who are interested in applying for funding from APOC to implement community-directed treatment with ivermectin in their countries. The guidelines are divided into four sections:

  • Background information on APOC
  • Funding request and endorsement forms
  • Guidelines for formulating a national plan for onchocerciasis control through community-directed ivermectin treatment Proposal form for community-directed ivermectin treatment.