Albendazole for ascariasis, trichuriasis, hookworm infection, lymphatic filariasis, oesophagostomiasis, and strongyloidiasis

Diethylcarbamazine for lymphatic filariasis and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia

Ivermectin for onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, scabies, strongyloidiasis, mansonelliasis, and malaria transmission

Praziquantel (adults) for schistosomiasis, foodborne trematodiases, and taeniasis


Vitamin A for night blindness, xerophthalmia, infections, bitot spots, keratomalacia, keratinisation, and stunted growth

Oral Liquids:

Azithromycin for under-five mortality (sub-Saharan Africa only), trachoma, and yaws

Bend Biomedical currently has six primary mass drug administration targets: lymphatic filariasis, soil transmitted helminths, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, night blindness, and under-five mortality. Our medicines treat and prevent other diseases as well.

Blister-packed tablets and capsules are attractive for both low- and middle-income countries. Right now, many countries can access drug donations in bottles, but as companies move to restrict their donations (either to areas with prevalence above a defined threshold or to low-income countries and away from middle-income countries), certain countries wish to procure their own supplies.

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