|Approval Date||23 Mar 1989|
|Signature Date||01 Dec 1989|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||12250|
The present project relates the Bilharzia Control Project III. It's designed in order to reach the Nile Delta area, which was the only major region in Egypt that are not covered by systematic control programs. The main outputs of the project are the snail reducing in areas of high risk and capacity strengthening of health services to treat bilharzia cases. The project comprises six (06) components namely: 1) Training; 2) Equipment; 3) Drugs; 4) Transportation; 5) Mollusciciding; and 6) Scientific monitoring.
The project aims to improve the productive capacity of communities of the Nile Delta area by means of lowering the morbidity and prevalence of bilharzia to at least 10%.
The project serves all inhabitants of three governorates (Kafr El Sheikh, Gharbiya and Minofiya) and population of three contiguous districts (Sherbine, Belquas and Talkha) of a fourth governorate (Dakahliya). The total beneficiary population is estimated at 6.9 million people.
African Development Fund
Government of Egypt
Ministry of Health and Population / Endemic Diseases Control Department
|Last Update||24 Oct 2020|