40th Technical Consultative Committee Session

ttcProf. M. Homeida attended the 40th session of the Technical Consultative Committee (TCC)

of the African Programme for Onchocerchiasis Control (APOC). Prof. Homeida was a founding member of the TCC in 1996 and Chairman of the Committee between1999-2002 and again Chairman between 2010-2015.

ttc2The APOC will disband at the end of 2015. It is not very clear if there will be another regional entity that will replace it, so control and elimination will be left to the endemic countries with bilateral funding from donors.