WHO: First medicine for treatment of a neglected tropical disease receives prequalification

WHO: First medicine for treatment of a neglected tropical disease receives prequalification
20 August 2013
The United Nations Prequalification of Medicines Programme managed by WHO announced the prequalification of a 100 mg tablet of diethylcarbamazine which will be used in large-scale treatment of individuals at risk of lymphatic filariasis. Media release: http://apps.who.int/prequal/info_press/documents/PQ_1st_NTD_medicine.pdf