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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
13 Jun 2018

The study demonstrates that in Malawi districts with TF of 5.0–9.9%, one round of azithromycin MDA with 80% coverage associates with a reduction in TF prevalence to <5%.

13 Jun 2018

This study estimates the prevalences of trachomatous inflammation—follicular (TF) and trichiasis in previous unmapped districts of Nepal

23 May 2018

Originally posted in Community Eye Health Journal Vol. 31 No. 101 2018 pp 24 

Sustainability, Water, sanitation and hygiene
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