MDA

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AcronymDefinition
MDAMuscular Dystrophy Association
MDAMonochrome Display Adapter (720 by 350 pixels; 2.06:1 aspect ratio)
MDAModel Driven Architecture (OMG)
MDAMissile Defense Agency (formerly BMDO)
MDAMedia Development Authority (Singapore)
MDAMoldova (ISO Country code)
MDAMichigan Department of Agriculture (Lansing, MI)
MDAMississippi Development Authority (Jackson, MS)
MDAManagement's Discussion and Analysis
MDAMail Delivery Agent
MDAMalondialdehyde
MDAMagen David Adom (Israel's national Emergency Medical Service)
MDAMcDonald, Dettwiley and Associates (Canada)
MDAMaryland Department of Agriculture
MDAMaritime Domain Awareness (US Coast Guard)
MDAMark's Daily Apple (health journal)
MDAMedical Devices Agency
MDA3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine
MDAMajor Domestic Appliances (industry sector)
MDAMultidimensional Data Analysis
MDAMode Select a
MDAMeta Data Architecture
MDAMessage Digest Algorithm
MDAMacintosh Desktop Administrator
MDAMini Driver Architecture
MDAMap Development Area
MDAMonochrome Display Adapter
MDAModel Driven Architecture
MDAMilestone Decision Authority
MDAMinimum Descent Altitude
MDAMobile Data Association
MDAMuseum Documentation Association
MDAMethylenedianiline
MDAMichigan Dental Association
MDAMaison des Artistes (French: House of Artists)
MDAMad Dogg Athletics (equipment-based education company)
MDAMass Drug Administration (disease prevention tactic)
MDAMultiple Displacement Amplification (biology)
MDAMetropolitan Development Authority (various locations)
MDAMunicipal and District Assemblies (Ghana)
MDAMacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.
MDAMetropolitan Development Association (Syracuse, NY)
MDAMultidisciplinary Assessment (various organizations)
MDAMinistries, Departments and Agencies
MDAMedia Development Agency (various locations)
MDAMood Disorders Association (of British Columbia)
MDAMissile Defense Act
MDAMobile Digital Assistant
MDAMinimum Detectable Activity
MDAMuseum of Decorative Arts (various locations)
MDAMedia Development Association (various locations)
MDAMcDonnell-Douglas Aerospace
MDAMajorations de Durée d'Assurance (French: Increased Period of Insurance)
MDAMedia Dependent Adapter
MDAMidwest Dairy Association (est. 1971)
MDAMissouri Dental Association
MDAMétodo de Discipulado Apostólico (Portuguese: Apostolic Discipleship Method)
MDAMalaysian Dental Association
MDAMuscular Dystrophy Association Australia
MDAMulticultural Development Association (Australia)
MDAMaterial Disposal Area
MDAM.D. Anderson Hospital (Houston, TX, USA)
MDAMessage Delivery Attempt (telecommunications)
MDAMultiple Docking Adapter (Skylab component)
MDAManufacturing Defects Analyzer
MDAMaternally Derived Antibody
MDAMassachusetts Dietetic Association
MDAMovement for Democracy in Algeria
MDAMailpiece Design Analyst (US Postal Service)
MDAMiss Deaf America (pageant)
MDAMcDonnell-Douglas Aircraft
MDAMusic Distributors Association
MDAMinimum Detectable Amount
MDAMighty Ducks of Anaheim (NHL team)
MDAMichigan Deaf Association
MDAModel-Driven Analysis
MDAMuseum District Association (Virginia)
MDAManufacturing Defects Analysis (system for testing electronic assemblies)
MDAMedicated Digest Authentication
MDAMedical Digital Assistant (PDA for medical applications)
MDAMinimum Decision Altitude
MDAMalaysian Dancers' Association
MDAMaryland Dressage Association
MDAMal Dunn Associates (Brewster, NY)
MDAMaster Distribution Amplifier
MDAMissouri Dietetic Association
MDAMaster Derivatives Agreement
MDAMine Danger Area
MDAMotorized Door Assembly
MDAMorgan Dressage Association
MDAMidwest Distributors Association
MDAMultan Development Authority (Pakistan)
MDAMaster of Defence Administration (UK)
MDAMedical Dental Association
MDAMatrix Decomposition Algorithm
MDAMongko Defense Army
MDAMagnetron Directional Amplifier
MDAMaximum Development Area
MDAMaximum Development Area (real estate)
MDAManual Data Automatic
MDAMusic Design Awards (UK)
MDAMilitary Damage Assessment
MDAMetal De-Activator
MDAMission Database Application
MDAMechanisms Drive Assembly (NASA)
MDAMain Defense Area
MDAMultimedia Digital Assistant (electronic handheld information device)
MDAMotorola Dext Android (mobile phone)
MDAManagement Domain Architecture
MDAMultifunction Digital Adapter
MDAMicrostrip Disk Antenna
MDAMarketing Department of America
MDAMilitary Design Authority
MDAMunition Disassembly Area
MDAMulti-Variate Data Analysis
MDAMosaic Detector Array (photonics)
MDAMicrowave Digital Archive
MDAMultiservice Digital Access
MDAMulti-Dimensional Attribute
MDAMeasurable Development Application (Northern Vantage, Inc.)
MDAMulti-Dimensional Data Association
MDAMedical Doctor Assistant
MDAMeteorological Data Assembly
MDAMessage Disk/Core Address
MDAMilestone Delegation Authority
MDAMotor Discrimination Acuity
MDAMarriage Dissolution Agreement (legal)
MDAMedical Doctor of Anesthesiology
MDAMaterial Damage Adjustment Corporation
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"Mass drug administration is highly effective and safe in the treatment of endemic scabies," she said.
"DOH will continue also its deworming program targeting all schoolchildren and will provide mass drug administration in endemic barangays for schistosomiasis," she added.
Furthermore, out of the 34.4 million children who have received deworming treatment from Dubai Cares-funded mass drug administration (MDA) programmes, more than 2.8 million have also benefitted from integrated education and health programmes in countries like Palestine, Ethiopia, Angola, Vietnam and India.
On the Transmission Assessment Survey conducted in 2018, it was found out that there was low filariasis cases, with only three cases, and more than 85% mass drug administration coverage.
Currently, onchocerciasis elimination programs rely primarily on mass drug administration of the therapy Ivermectin to suppress and eventually eliminate transmission of Onchocerca volvulus.
Its elimination includes a mass drug administration to residents with diethylcarbamazine (DEC), "a tablet to treat the disease drug must be taken once a year for the next five years in order to eliminate the disease."
While the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends treating pregnant women for schistosomiasis with Praziquantel, they have been excluded from mass drug administration programmes because of concerns about potential effects of the drug on unborn babies.The study recommended treating pregnant women for schistosomiasis to get the optimum efficiency of measles immunisation in children and to reduce anaemia in women.
Dr Menno Smitm the first author on the paper, said the pill can be introduced during mass drug administration.
Strengthening of mass drug administration implementation is required to eliminate lymphatic filariasis from India: an evaluation study.
Joshua Brillantes, DOH assistant regional director, said the vaccine scare has reduced the number of public school students allowed to participate in the second round of mass drug administration this year.
Over ten years, the fund will help to close the gap to elimination and verification in target countries with few or no cases of river blindness, and scale up activities and mass drug administration programs in high-burden countries.
(4) The World Health Organization calls for the distribution of community-wide annual mass drug administration of single doses of albendazole plus either DEC or ivermectin to interrupt the transmission of the parasite for 4 to 6 years.