International Initiative Making Progress Toward Eliminating Trachoma

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Medication, money, and maps: How to fight a debilitating eye disease
“In some of the world’s remotest corners, health workers armed with smartphones, digital maps, and medication are making steady progress in eliminating trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, a leading expert said. Better living conditions have wiped out trachoma in many countries but some 200 million people are still at risk of contracting the disease, according to the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI)…” (Zweynert, 4/21).

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