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02 Sep 2019
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This map shows global trachoma data from the GET2020 database as at 11 March 2019.
27 Aug 2019
This study evaluates the association of epilation before surgery on the surgical outcome in trachomatous trichiasis (TT) patients.
27 Aug 2019
In 2009 Ghana began to design a trachoma pre-validation surveillance plan, based on then-current WHO recommendations. The plan aimed to identify active trachoma resurgence and identify and manage trichiasis cases, through both active and passive surveillance approaches. This paper outlines and reviews the adaptations made by Ghana between 2011 and 2016. The assessment will provide a learning...
Elimination, Mapping, surveillance and prevalence, Trichiasis
20 Aug 2019
This study sought to determine whether M. sorbens females were attracted to volatile odours from human faeces in preference to odours from the faeces of other animals, and to determine whether specific volatile semiochemicals mediate selection of the faeces.
14 Aug 2019
This study suggests that the effect of infection on scarring progression is mediated through papillary inflammation, and that other factors contributing to the development of inflammation, in addition to C. trachomatis infection, may be important in driving conjunctival scarring progression in children.
Children, Grading
12 Aug 2019
In 2006, following direct advocacy and published rationale, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) established a neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) program to support the scale-up of integrated platforms to target the elimination and control of 5 NTDs—lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and soil-transmitted helminthiasis.
08 Aug 2019
Ce guide pour les formateurs des chirurgiens du trichiasis contient des informations destinées à préparer et mener un atelier de formation. Il vise à faciliter et normaliser le processus et la qualité de la formation des nouveaux chirurgiens, ainsi que celle des chirurgiens ayant besoin d’une formation supplémentaire.
Elimination, Patient safety and quality, Trichiasis
28 Jul 2019
This study estimates the proportion of children with trachomatous inflammation—follicular (TF) and adults with trachomatous trichiasis (TT) in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the Darfur States of Sudan and evaluates associated risk factors.
Water, sanitation and hygiene
19 Jul 2019
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 19 July 2019, vol. 94, 29 (pp. 317–328) 
Elimination, SAFE strategy