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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
12 Sep 2017

This article seeks to estimate prevalences of TF, TT, ocular Ct infection, and anti-Ct antibodies on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, to assess local relationships between these parameters, and to help determine the need for interventions against trachoma on Kiribati islands other than Tarawa.

Trichiasis
29 Aug 2017

Trachoma was suspected to be endemic in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This study aimed to estimate prevalences of trachomatous inflammation-follicular (TF), trichiasis, and water and sanitation (WASH) indicators in suspected-endemic Health Zones.

Surveillance, Trichiasis, Water, sanitation and hygiene
21 Aug 2017

Using qualitative research, this paper explores whether Ethiopia is on track to achieve the trachoma elimination by 2020.

Elimination
27 Jul 2017

This is the first population-based trachoma prevalence survey in the Casamance region of Senegal to enable the Senegalese National Eye Care Programme (NECP) to plan its trachoma control activities.

Surveillance, Trichiasis
26 Jul 2017

Evaluation report for the Global Trachoma Mapping Project conducted from 2012 - 2016.

Mapping
01 Jul 2017

 This study was intended to describe prevalence and distribution of active trachoma among children 1-9 years old at Leku town Southern Ethiopia.

Prevalence

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