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Trachoma Control

A.W. Solomon

Trachoma Control

A Guide for Programme Managers

by A.W. Solomon

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Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Public Health,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Medical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12898322M
    ISBN 109241546905
    ISBN 109789241546904
    OCLC/WorldCa71825602

    Pay Per View (Access to this entire book) Checkout Pay-Per-View Access to this chapter A. G. Costa, “Trachoma”, Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice. DOI: /CCDML The potential cost-effectiveness of targeted household treatment for trachoma control may be difficult to achieve, however, because of the problems posed by diagnosing trachomatous infection on the basis of only a clinical examination (7, 8). Methods.

    Carter Center Works to Eradicate Trachoma Published by Voice of America. The Carter Center's Trachoma Control Program is working to eradicate the eye disease called Trachoma that often causes blindness. If left untreated, the disease causes the eyelids . Following nearly 2 decades of this strategy, the disease burden of trachoma has been substantially reduced, with a reported worldwide prevalence of (Uncertainty Interval, –). Control programs have achieved remarkable success in the vast majority of districts worldwide.

    This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our.   Effects of the trachoma-control program in western Nepal. Each time point indicates a visit, and each data point represents the prevalence of active trachoma among children 1–10 years old in a single village at the corresponding visit.


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Trachoma Control: A Guide for Programme Managers―Learner’s Version. Overview Most school-based trachoma programs use storybooks in trachoma lessons. Students learn about the SAFE strategy through the characters in the stories. Usually these stories feature school children applying their trachoma lessons to everyday situations such as encouraging a family member to get trichiasis surgery or build a latrine.

Print book: International government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Trachoma. Epidemiologic Methods. Trachoma -- prevention & control. More like this: Similar Items.

Trachoma control programs worldwide develop manuals to facilitate the training of health educators. Training sessions teach educators and village health workers about all four aspects of the SAFE strategy.

These sessions usually last a few days. Many manuals are produced in the local language in order to be available to a wider audience. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Trachoma. Trachoma -- prevention & control. Trachoma -. This book will remain a magnum opus on trachoma for many years to come. GN R AO P RESIDENT, I NTERNATIONAL A GENCY FOR THE P REVENTION OF B LINDNESS C Trachoma Control book, V ISION This book sheds light on the past, present and future of trachoma control.

Professor Taylor has been involved in the front line of trachoma control, and represents a perfect. This book is the most comprehensive review of trachoma, a disease that has afflicted mankind for centuries and which continues to cause disabling blindness throughout many countries of the world.

Hugh Taylor captures the history of this disease and the advances that have been made over the years in diagnosis, treatment, and : Hugh R Taylor. The introduction of antibiotics in the 20th century had a revolutionary impact on trachoma control and caused the elimination of trachoma in most developed countries by the s and s.

The aim of antibiotic therapy is the reduction of infection burden in an affected community or treatment of an active disease.

Introduction. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide, resulting from recurrent infection with ocular strains of Chlamydia trachomatis.[].While once widespread in Europe and the Americas, its significant decline by the end of the 20th century was attributed to improved socioeconomic conditions and hygiene.

The goal of eliminating blinding trachoma by is an achievable one. Oman was verified as free of blinding trachoma earlier this year, and it is expected that Mexico, Morocco and Myanmar will be certfied by the end of The WHO – Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases is a new.

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Introduction. Trachoma is a leading cause of preventable 41 million individuals across the globe are estimated to suffer from active these, the majority are children from impoverished regions.Virtually all trachoma burden is either concentrated in rural Africa, particularly Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Sudan and Tanzania, or parts of Asia.

Trachoma is a major cause of blindness in Southern Sudan. Its distribution has only been partially established and many communities in need of intervention have therefore not been identified or targeted. The present study aimed to develop a tool to improve targeting of survey and control activities.

Thank you for writing this excellent book and for adding many years to my life. • NATIONAL TRACHOMA CONTROL PROGRAMME – launched in • Incorporated with National Programme for Control of Blindness in “Trachoma is no longer a public health problem in India. We have met the goal of trachoma elimination as specified by the WHO.

Trachoma is an infectious disease caused by bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The infection causes a roughening of the inner surface of the eyelids. This roughening can lead to pain in the eyes, breakdown of the outer surface or cornea of the eyes, and eventual blindness.

Untreated, repeated trachoma infections can result in a form of permanent blindness when the eyelids turn inward. countries rolling out national trachoma control pro-grammes [5]. It is a multifaceted strategy that seeks. to treat and prevent blindness caused by trachoma.

Although trachoma had disappeared from mainstream Australia a hundred years ago, Australia is currently the only developed country in which trachoma persists.

Over the years, an enormous array of material has been developed about trachoma and trachoma control. The purpose of this Trachoma Resource Book is to pull together some of the. Treatment of later stages of trachoma — including painful eyelid deformities — may require surgery.

WHO guidelines recommend surgery for people with the advanced stage of trachoma. In eyelid rotation surgery (bilamellar tarsal rotation), your doctor makes an incision in your scarred lid and rotates your eyelashes away from your cornea.

Introduction. Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, is the world's leading infectious cause of blindness. (1) Repeated infection causes inflammation and scarring of the conjunctival lining of the upper eyelid, which distorts the lid margin and causes the lashes to.

Trachoma has recently been identified as a candidate for integrated control with other so-called neglected diseases. 2 A major component of the SAFE strategy is mass administration of the macrolide antibiotic azithromycin, which has been donated by Pfizer to national trachoma control programmes that are implementing the comprehensive strategy.

1. Introduction Clinical and epidemiological features. Trachoma is one of 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) prioritized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for control and elimination through preventive chemotherapy or intensified disease management strategies ().NTDs are mostly responsible for chronic infections/conditions that can cause severe morbidity in affected .The review found that the incidence of active trachoma was significantly lower in the health-education-alone village than in the control village at 6 months (4% with health education v 7% with no intervention, odds of reducing trachoma with health education OR.Trachoma control includes Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness and Environmental Improvement (SAFE).

The majority of the CDDs reported a lack of or outdated record-keeping books, a limited.