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15 Jun 2018

The trachoma community undertook a systematic, three-pronged strategy to map trachoma district by district, develop national-level trachoma elimination plans, and create a framework for governments, donors and partners to convene and coordinate in support of trachoma elimination. 

Elimination, Mapping
14 Jun 2018

To facilitate planning for the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem, national trachoma surveys were conducted between 2011 and 2016 to determine the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation—follicular (TF) and trachomatous trichiasis (TT) in all 31 endemic HDs.

Mapping, Prevalence
14 Jun 2018

This study set out to determine major decision-making factors at the time of refusal. In addition, this study looked for ways to help increase surgical uptake by targeting modifiable factors.

Surgery, Trichiasis
16 May 2018

The purpose of this study was to assess whether non-chlamydial bacterial infection is associated with progression of trachomatous scarring in adults.

16 May 2018

The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of active trachoma among children between 1-9 years old in Woliso town, central Ethiopia.

Mapping, Prevalence
26 Apr 2018

This study hypothesized that mass distribution of a broad-spectrum antibiotic agent to preschool children would reduce mortality in areas of sub-Saharan Africa

Children, MDA
24 Apr 2018

This article posits that Neglected Tropical Diseases are some of the most cost-effective public health interventions in the world and should be a global priority. 

20 Apr 2018

This study compares two different frequencies of mass azithromycin distributions for trachoma to determine the causal relationship between antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance.

Antibiotics, MDA