This study compares two different frequencies of mass azithromycin distributions for trachoma to determine the causal relationship between antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance.
This article assesses whether an enhanced coverage target of at least 90% of children is superior to the World Health Organization recommendation of at least 80%.
A cluster-randomized trial which found that biannual treatment of children was comparable to (specifically, non-inferior to) annual treatment of the entire community, which may offer lower antibiotic use and other logistical advantages.
A trial to determine whether a newcomer and traveler surveillance and treatment program in addition to annual mass drug administration (MDA) would reduce Chlamydia trachomatis infection when compared to MDA alone.
This course is given over a 4-5 week time period and you watch the instructor-led videos for each week’s topics, on your own schedule. The course development is supported by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Sightsavers and International Coalition for Trachoma Control. Registration is open to anyone.
An article on research which set out to determine the relationship between chlamydial infection and trachoma in the Solomon Islands.
Assessment of the potential impact of a new double-dose antibiotic distribution strategy in addition to enhanced facial cleanliness (F) and environmental improvements (E).
This handbook aims to provide a user-friendly, step-by-step approach for the management of adverse events following MDA and the reporting of SAEs by managers of preventive chemotherapy programs.
O objectivo desta "caixa de ferramentas” é compartilhar experiências e fornecer aos gestores do país, coordenadores regionais, e outros com as práticas preferidas do MDA para tracoma.