Highlighted: The Oncho Statue

Every month NICC brings a collection item into the picture. We do not have any information about some of the pieces and we call on you to tell the corresponding story.

This month we are highlighting the Oncho statue. Oncho stands for the African Program for Onchoceriasis Control. This programme was implemented by the World Health Organization and supported national governments, NGOs and companies in combating river blindness. The Netherlands has been a donor since the programme began (in the late 1980s) and received this image as a gift in recognition. Read more…