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11 Jan 2017

A comment piece in The Lancet on Morocco success in eliminating trachoma. 

Elimination, Validation
04 Jan 2017

Before the federal Government closed for the 2016 Christmas break, Australia's Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced much needed funding for Indigenous Australians- an additional $20.8 million for trachoma activities.   

04 Jan 2017

A case-control study to identify barriers that prevent TT patients from receiving sight-saving surgery.

04 Jan 2017

A case-control study, looking at barriers that prevent TT patients from receiving sight-saving surgery.

28 Dec 2016

An editorial by Dirk Engels, WHO Director of NTDs, introducing the Ophthalmic Epidemiology supplement on trachoma. 

Mapping, Surveillance
20 Dec 2016

Nigerian multi-millionaire Theophilus Danjuma writes on CNBC Africa on why he is working hard to support efforts to eradicate neglected tropical diseases in Africa. 

13 Dec 2016

A story of how a 76 year old woman, Tessougue Yietere, frm Mali overcame her fear of trichiasis surgery to help save her sight. 

Surgery, Trichiasis
13 Dec 2016

David J. Olson writes on about the progress on trachoma elimination. 

Elimination, Scale up
12 Dec 2016

A cluster-randomized trial which found that biannual treatment of children was comparable to (specifically, non-inferior to) annual treatment of the entire community, which may offer lower antibiotic use and other logistical advantages.

05 Dec 2016

Aimed to estimate the prevalence of trachoma in each of the districts in the Tigray region in Ethiopia.

Mapping, Surveillance