A very warm welcome to the homepage of Programme Onchocercoses. Our research network in Ngaoundéré, Cameroon, is based on over 35 years of successful partnership between research institutes in Germany, Great Britain, France and many other countries. It combines resources, know-how and skills of the participating partners to answer key questions and improve the understanding of fundamental mechanisms underlying host-parasite interaction, pathogenesis and population biology of filarial parasites.
This website aims to
- Improve public knowledge on Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
- Keep our readers up-to-date with the latest project news
- Give an overview of life on our research compound in Cameroon
Please feel free to explore our website.