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08 Nov 2016

A study to estimate trachoma prevalence in schoolchildren in Brazilian municipalities with a Human Development Index (HDI) below the national mean.

Mapping, Surveillance
07 Nov 2016

A trial to determine whether a newcomer and traveler surveillance and treatment program in addition to annual mass drug administration (MDA) would reduce Chlamydia trachomatis infection when compared to MDA alone.

Antibiotics, MDA
07 Nov 2016

Results of cross-sectional community-based surveys undertaken in Oromia, Ethiopia in December 2012 to July 2014.

Mapping, Surveillance
27 Oct 2016

“From the very beginning there was a recognition that you needed a multipronged strategy for trachoma.” Dr Sheila West, Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, speaking at the NNN meeting in Washington DC.

History, Mapping, MDA, SAFE strategy, Scale up
24 Oct 2016

An interview with Dirk Engels, the Director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization at the annual NNN meeting in Washington DC.

24 Oct 2016

This study investigates the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation–follicular (TF), and trachomatous trichiasis (TT) in Kaskazini A and Micheweni districts of Zanzibar. 

Mapping, Surveillance
24 Oct 2016

A report on baseline surveys undertaken from 2012 to 2014.

Mapping, Surveillance
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20 Oct 2016
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Tanzania, a vast territory in Africa covering around 365 thousand square miles, is home to more than 52 million people.

The majority of the population is rural, making access to health programmes and services difficult, and only 15 percent of people have access to a toilet. 

Elimination, Facial cleanliness & environmental improvement, Integration, MDA
11 Oct 2016

This assessment aimed to determine whether trachoma was a public health problem requiring intervention in Cambodia.

Elimination, Mapping
11 Oct 2016

Research carried out to better understand the implementation experience and identify lessons which might inform the GTMP and similar initiatives.