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his first edition describes the standard operating procedures for health products for NTDs amenable to preventive chemotherapy and the medicines donated to treat them. These include albendazole for lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases; azithromycin for trachoma and yaws; diethylcarbamazine citrate for lymphatic filariasis; ivermectin for onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis; mebendazole for soil-transmitted helminthiases; praziquantel for schistosomiasis; and triclabendazole for foodborne trematodiases. Standard operating procedures for diseases amenable to case management will be covered in subsequent editions, including the application process for requesting medicines (Chapter 1). In the meantime, the procedures described in the rest of the document apply for both case management and preventive chemotherapy NTD health products.

NTD,  Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs),  standard operating procedures,  preventive chemotherapy,  chemotherapy,  ivermectin,  Onchocerciasis,  Lymphatic filariasis,  schistosoma,  Schistosomiasis,  praziquantel treatment,  foodborne diseases,  Soil-transmitted helminthiasis,  triclabendazole,  supply chain policy,