Coverage Evaluation Survey Post MDA against Onchocerciasis in Maridi County, South Sudan

  • Client: Amref Health Africa
  • Locations: Maridi County, Western Equatoria
  • Sample Size: 1093
  • Performance Period: December 2021


The Coverage Evaluation Survey Post Mass Drug Administration aimed at;

  • Evaluating the proportion of the population treated during the Onchocerciasis MDA campaign
  • Validating the reported treatment coverage
  • Investigating reasons for non-participation in the MDA
  • Identify any adverse events and serious adverse events (SAEs)
  • Assess community knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) relating to Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)


The study followed WHO guidelines for Preventive Chemotherapy Coverage Surveys and adopted a cross-sectional design. Data were collected through household surveys.

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