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World Can Eliminate Trachoma In 4 Years With $1B Investment, Experts Say

The Guardian: With $1bn, blinding trachoma can be eliminated in four years — experts
“Eliminating blinding trachoma worldwide within four years is ‘highly doable’ but it would cost US$1bn, the world’s leading eye health experts estimate. The ambitious goal is backed up by the findings of a global mapping project, presented at the World Health Organization’s Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 (GET 2020) in Sydney on Tuesday…” (Wahlquist, 4/25).

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