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21 Apr 2017

Unfavorable outcomes after trachomatous trichiasis (TT) surgery are undermining the global trachoma elimination effort. This analysis investigates predictors of postoperative TT (PTT), eyelid contour abnormalities (ECAs), and granuloma in the 2 most common TT surgery procedures: posterior lamellar tarsal rotation (PLTR) and bilamellar tarsal rotation (BLTR).

Surgery, Trichiasis
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20 Apr 2017
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Ce manuel constitue une lecture essentielle pour l’ensemble des responsables de programmes, des partenaires de mise en oeuvre, des agents d’exécution et des étudiants qui aspirent à maximiser l’efficacité de leurs programmes d’administration massive de médicaments (AMM).

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20 Apr 2017
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Elimination, SAFE strategy
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20 Apr 2017
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The latest trachoma prevalence and maaping data at April 2017. 

Facial cleanliness & environmental improvement, MDA, Scale up, Trichiasis
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15 Apr 2017
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This briefing outlines why the BEST framework for NTDs is needed and what it seeks to achieve. It calls on NTD stakeholders to adopt the BEST framework and embed cross-sectoral approaches and systems thinking in their work. 

Cross-cutting technical resource, Elimination, NTDs, SDGs, Water, sanitation and hygiene
09 Apr 2017

Population-based prevalence surveys to determine whether trachoma is a public health problem in Laos requiring implementation of the SAFE strategy (surgery, antibiotics, facial cleanliness, environmental improvement).

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09 Apr 2017
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Briefing paper outlining some of the key issues relating to trachoma and the SDGs, highlighting the specific goals, targets and indicators of particular relevance and providing guidance on how partners can engage in and influence the process. 

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09 Apr 2017
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A look at some of the unique issues facing trachoma elimination in Colombia. 

Cross border, Mapping, Trichiasis
25 Mar 2017

This study aims to review the literature regarding the barriers to sampling, recruitment, participation, and retention of members of socioeconomically disadvantaged groups in health research and strategies for increasing the amount of health research conducted with socially disadvantaged groups.

Cross border, Cross-cutting technical resource
10 Mar 2017

Originally posted in Community Eye Health Journal Vol.29 No.96

Elimination, Sustainability