Transmission Assessment Survey (TAS-II) in 12 districts

Project Summary:
The basis of the evaluation of the effectiveness of MDA is the TAS survey. After the successful TAS I survey, the TAS II survey was conducted in these 12 districts. Students from Grades 1 and 2 from the selected clusters were tested for LF antigen by FTS. The sample was collected by pricking the finger. The result was interpreted after 10 minutes of loading the sample. The data was recorded and reported properly on both paper form as well as electronic data capture.
Study Districts: Kathmandu, Lalitpur Urban, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Argakhachi, Pyuthan, Okhaldhunga, Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan, Saptari and Siraha

Funding body: USAID/ RTI
Funding year: 2019
Principal Investigator: Deena Shrestha, PhD., Center for Health and Disease Studies Nepal (CHDS-Nepal)
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Status: Complete