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11 Oct 2017

This systematic review and meta-analysis analyzes published and unpublished population-based data for the causes of vision impairment and blindness from 1980 to 2014. 

09 Oct 2017

This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of active trachoma and associated risk factors among preschool-aged children in Dembia District, northwest Ethiopia.

Children, Prevalence, Water, sanitation and hygiene
09 Oct 2017

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of and associated risk factors for active trachoma among children in selected woredas of North and South Wollo Zones in Amhara Region, Ethiopia.

Children, Prevalence, Water, sanitation and hygiene
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05 Oct 2017
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This template has been developed to gather case studies specifically detailing collaboration, coordination and integration between WASH and NTDs programmes to promote improved practices. 

NTDs, Water, sanitation and hygiene
28 Sep 2017

This study analyzes whether the World Health Organization recommendation for surveillance surveys to be done 2 years after cessation of mass drug administration in districts formerly endemic for trachoma is sufficient to detect reemergence of disease

Surveillance
25 Sep 2017

This study  reports the sensitivity of MBA and ELISA using a set of specimens from individuals with ocular swab specimens positive by nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) and specificity of the MBA, ELISA, and LFA against a panel of pediatric specimens from nonendemic countries and evaluate the characteristics of the ELISA assay using different cutoffs and plate preparation approaches. 

18 Sep 2017

The WHO recommends 3–5 years of annual mass azithromycin distribution with at least 80% treatment coverage to districts with active trachoma prevalence over 10% among children. This article assesses the efficacy of expanding the coverage target to at least 90% for trachoma control in a mesoendemic region of Niger.

MDA
16 Sep 2017

This study investigates how infection of epithelial cells compromises barrier integrity and antimicrobial response.

15 Sep 2017

This study was conducted to determine if trichiasis surgery improves participation in productive and leisure activities, and ability to perform activities without difficulty or assistance.

Trichiasis
15 Sep 2017

The study was conducted in three adjacent trachoma endemic villages in Kilimanjaro and Arusha regions, Northern Tanzania.

Grading, Trichiasis

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