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23 Feb 2018

The aims of this study are to determine the rates of seroconversion, and seroreversion (if any), in connection with trachoma and infection in a random sample of children age 1–9 years over a one year period in 50 communities in Kongwa Tanzania, where trachoma was formerly hyper-endemic.

Surveillance
22 Feb 2018

In this study, age-specific profiles of anti-Pgp3 antibodies and conjunctival scarring were examined to determine whether there is evidence of ongoing transmission and pathology from ocular Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct) infection.

21 Feb 2018

This article sets out to characterise patterns of gene expression at the conjunctivae of children in these provinces with and without clinical signs of trachomatous inflammation-follicular (TF) and C. trachomatis infection.

Surveillance
16 Feb 2018

This coverage survey was conducted as part of an ongoing monitoring strategy within the Amhara Trachoma Control Program. The Carter Center provided the Amhara Regional Health Bureau with support to implement MDA, and separately, also funded, designed and executed this survey in collaboration with the Regional Health Bureau.

MDA, Prevalence, Surveillance
15 Feb 2018

The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of trachoma in the Marajó Archipelago in 2008 and 2016 and the impact of the introduction of educational and preventive measures on the disease during an eight-year interval.

Mapping, Prevalence
07 Feb 2018

This article was originally published in the Community Eye Health Journal Vol. 30 No. 100

Elimination, SAFE strategy
25 Jan 2018

This article reviews grey literature relating to interventions to maximize facial cleanliness and achieve environmental improvement for trachoma elimination

Elimination, Facial cleanliness & environmental improvement
22 Jan 2018

This study characterizes associations between active trachoma, access to improved sanitation facilities, and access to improved water sources for the purpose of face washing, with the aim of estimating community-level or herd protection thresholds.

Facial cleanliness & environmental improvement

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