Mrs. Fasihah Taleo

Name: Mrs. Fasihah Taleo
Location: Vanuatu
Occupation: NTD Focal Person


For the last 22 years, Fasihah has been working within the Ministry of Health on the elimination of the Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), deworming for school children, and more recently with a focus on yaws and trachoma elimination.

She has coordinated and facilitated LF elimination for the last 20 years and Vanuatu is, today, awaiting WHO certification to successfully eliminate this disease from the country. Fasihah enjoys working with communicable diseases and supporting elimination programs to ensure these neglected diseases are being addressed sustainably and health standards are being improved.

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The initiative is being delivered by the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, in association with the partners below.