With the continuing uncertainty surrounding when it will be possible to resume meetings, the 11th GAELF meeting is postponed to a time when we are able to travel and meet in a safe and responsible way. The GAELF Steering Group is hopeful that following monitoring of the global situation this will be in the Spring of 2021. Updates will be provided when possible.
Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a neglected tropical disease. Infection occurs when filarial parasites are transmitted to humans through mosquitoes. Infection is usually acquired in childhood causing hidden damage to the lymphatic system.
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