Collaborative Work To Eliminate Trachoma Continues In Mozambique
USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: Q&A: How We Are Working To Rid Mozambique of A Blinding Disease
In this Q&A, Sharone Backers, chief of party for ENVISION, a collaboration between Mozambique’s Ministry of Health, USAID, and other international partners, “discusses progress, challenges, partnerships, and what work is left” in eliminating trachoma in Mozambique by 2020. Backers notes, “Current trends tell us that active trachoma levels could fall significantly across the entire country by 2018. This means mass treatment will stop, and we will monitor districts for the next three years to evaluate whether further treatment is needed” (5/17).