Diethylcarbamazine for lymphatic filariasis and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia
Ivermectin for onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, scabies, strongyloidiasis, mansonelliasis, and malaria transmission
Albendazole for soil transmitted helminths, lymphatic filariasis, oesophagostomiasis, and strongyloidiasis
400 mg chewable
Vitamin A for blindness and related mortality, respiratory disease, and other infections
100,000 IU and 200,000 IU (designed for scissors or nail clippers to open capsule)
Future Bend Biomedical projects may include praziquantel (adults) for schistosomiasis, foodborne trematodiases, and taeniasis; and azithromycin (1-11 months) for under-five mortality, trachoma, and yaws.
Drugs and diseases are listed for informational purposes only. Consult your local medical authority for advice.
9789241550161-eng Guideline: Alternative mass drug administration regimens to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017.
9789241510011-eng Guidelines for stopping mass drug administration and verifying elimination of human onchocerciasis: criteria and procedures. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016 (updated 2020).
9789241550116-eng Guideline: preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017.
9789241501767-eng Guideline: Vitamin A supplementation in infants and children 6-59 months of age. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2011.