Journal article

The global distribution and transmission limits of lymphatic filariasis: past and present

Jorge Cano, Maria P Rebollo, Nick Golding, Rachel L Pullan, Thomas Crellen, Anna Soler, Louise A Kelly-Hope, Steve W Lindsay, Simon I Hay, Moses J Bockarie, Simon J Brooker

Parasites and Vectors | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Awarded by Senior Research Fellowships from the Wellcome Trust

Awarded by Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank all the authors who have provided access to survey data - for a full list of acknowledgements see: We would also like to thank David Addiss and Mark Bradley for their comments at early stages of the work. This work was funded by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1053338: JC, NG, SWL, SIH, SJB; OPP1033751: JC, RLP, SJB), GlaxoSmithKline (JC, SJB, MJB) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (MPR, LK-H and MJB) and Senior Research Fellowships from the Wellcome Trust (095066: SIH; 098045: SJB). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.