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05 Dec 2016

Aimed to estimate the prevalence of trachoma in each district of the Benishangul Gumuz region in Ethiopia.

Mapping, Surveillance
05 Dec 2016

These surveys aimed to produce detailed district and sub-regional level estimates inform interventions.

Mapping, Surveillance
28 Nov 2016

Mary Ann Peters, CEO of The Carter Center, and Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, argue that donors and affected countries must remain firmly committed to achieving a world without NTDs. 

22 Nov 2016

Emily Rand, Water and Sanitation Specialist at the World Bank, speaks to ICTC about the significance of the Sustainable Development Goals on WASH services delivery and the the importance of listening to people's needs.

Water, sanitation and hygiene
21 Nov 2016

Corey Fincher, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Warwick, writes in The Conversation about a new study, published in Nature Human Behaviour, which suggests that the prevalence of infectious diseases may have played a big role in the steady increase in gender equality in the US over the last few decades. 

17 Nov 2016

Christine Chung writes for newsdeeply on the disproportionate need for eye surgery due to trachoma for women and the key role women play in overcoming the cultural barriers that block efforts to eliminate the disease.

Gender, Trichiasis
16 Nov 2016

A report on the Second Global Scientific Meeting on Trachomatous Trichiasis that took place in Cape Town on 4–6 November 2015 to review published and unpublished data on trichiasis that might help guide those delivering trichiasis services as part of trachoma elimination programs.

Surgery, Trichiasis
15 Nov 2016

Results of surveys carried out as part of the Global Trachoma Mapping Project to determine the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation – follicular (TF) and trichiasis in each of the 20 local government areas (LGAs) of Bauchi State, Nigeria.

Mapping, Surveillance
14 Nov 2016

Survey results which aim to complete the baseline trachoma map of Sudan by estimating the prevalence of trachoma and associated risk factors in the five Darfur States and Khartoum State.

Mapping, Surveillance
14 Nov 2016

An editorial in the Ophthalmic Epidemiology journal on some of the outcomes of the Global Trachoma Mapping Project.  

Mapping, Surveillance