African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)

Community self-monitoring of ivermectin treatment: a facilitator’s guide


Publication details

Number of pages: 23
Languages: English



Self-monitoring of community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) encourages the community to take full charge of the CDTI process and make appropriate modifications as necessary.

This guide is meant for use by health staff who train community volunteers to monitor their CDTI programmes. It outlines the essential components of self-monitoring, including planning, reporting and interacting with the community.