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14 Aug 2018

This study assesses whether mass azithromycin distributions could be discontinued after 4 years of treatment in communities with severe trachoma in northern Ethiopia.

09 Aug 2018

This article examines the public–private consortium developed to tackle trachoma and attempts to highlight key success factors in the development and operation of that consortium.

Elimination, NTDs
06 Aug 2018

This study was conducted to assess the coverage of azithromycin mass treatment and its determinants in Awi Zone, Northwestern Ethiopia.

03 Aug 2018

Determining whether a follicle has a diameter ≥0.5mm is difficult using magnifying loupes alone. This article explored an ultra-low-cost solution that has been developed: a follicle size guide that takes the form of a durable printed adhesive sticker which can be fixed to graders' thumb nails for direct size comparison.

01 Aug 2018
Antibiotics, Elimination, NTDs, SAFE strategy, Surgery, Validation, Water, sanitation and hygiene
30 Jul 2018

This journal assess the Global Trachoma Mapping Project and concludes that it is possible to quality control and quality assure prevalence surveys in such a way as to maximize comparability of prevalence estimates between countries and permit high-speed, high-fidelity data processing and storage, while protecting the interests of health ministries.

24 Jul 2018

This report aims to equip practitioners with an understanding of human rights, how human rights abuses cause and result from neglected diseases, and how a human rights approach can contribute to the fight against neglected diseases.

24 Jul 2018

This study analyses an index focused on coverage of services for NTDs, comparable in methods to the UHC service coverage index.

18 Jul 2018

This study aims to identify determinants for not utilizing TT surgery among TT patients in Mehalsayint District, North East Ethiopia.

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