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06 Dec 2019
Surgery to correct trichiasis is a key component of the World Health Organisation trachoma elimination strategy, however unfavourable outcomes such as eyelid contour abnormalities (ECA) following surgery are relatively common. This study aimed to understand the transcriptional changes associated with the early development of ECA and the impact of doxycycline, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-...
Surgery, Trichiasis
12 Nov 2019
This study compares intracellular replication and inclusion development of representative C.trachomatis serovars in immortalized human conjunctival epithelial, urogenital epithelial, PMA stimulated THP-1 (macrophages), and HeLa cells. 
04 Nov 2019
This study addressed whether the regional differences in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) variables were associated with the spatial distribution of trachomatous inflammation-follicular (TF) among children aged 1 to 9 years in the Amhara National Regional State of Ethiopia.
Water, sanitation and hygiene
03 Nov 2019
The objective of this study was to estimate the potential for fingers that have come in contact with Chlamydia trachomatis-positive urine to detectably contaminate C. trachomatis-negative urine.
03 Nov 2019
This study examined the participants of a clinical trial four years after enrolment to identify which of the two most commonly used eyelid surgery procedures to treat trachomatous trichiasis, the posterior Lamellar Tarsal Rotation (PLTR) and Billamelar Tarsal Rotation (BLTR), gives better results in the long-term.
Surgery, Trichiasis
28 Oct 2019
In this study, impact surveys in six evaluation units of Malawi were used as a platform to explore associations between the prevalence of TF, ocular C. trachomatis infection and anti-Pgp3 antibodies one year after the third annual round of MDA.
MDA, Surveillance
28 Oct 2019
 Using the WHO framework for analysing health systems, this study aims to assess what is known about the current eye health system in Yemen with ongoing conflict. 
Hard to reach populations
24 Oct 2019
The objective of this study was determining the prevalence of active trachoma and associated factors among children aged 1 to 9 years in rural community of Lemo district.
Mapping, Prevalence

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