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This manual summarizes key issues related to the safety of NTD medicines and their administration, with a focus on essential medicines used in mass drug administration (MDA), also called preventive chemotherapy. It can be used as a standalone reference manual, but is intended to be used in conjunction with the accompanying training modules, which provide practical instruction, and the aide-mémoires. Versions of the aide-mémoires and training modules are available respectively for both (i) programme managers and district-level health officials and (ii) community drug distributors and community health workers

NTD,  neglected tropical diseases,  Essential Medicine,  job aid,  Training,  practical instructions,  programme managers,  health professionals,  chemotherapy,  mass drug,  Community Health Worker (CHW),