Filarial Diseases -- a Short Video (video) Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The film presents the burden of filarial diseases, mainly in Africa, with a river blindness (onchoerciasis) patient story. The film also showcases the work of a doctor in Ghana and the need for better treatments. Credit DNDi Usage Restrictions In link with filarial diseases or the need for more research and development for neglected diseases. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.