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Research & Reviews  455 results

Evaluation of facial cleanliness and environmental improvement activities: Lessons lear...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009962
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Sanders AM, Dixon R et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - The World Health Organization promotes the SAFE (Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness, and Environmental improvements) strategy for trachoma control and prevention. The F&E components of the strategy focus on promotion of healthy hygiene and s...

Risk factors for the progression of trachomatous scarring in a cohort of women in a tra...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8604323
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Wolle MA, Muñoz BE et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Trachoma, a chronic conjunctivitis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. Trachoma has been targeted for elimination as a public health problem which includes reducing trachomatous inflammation-fol...

Model-based geostatistics enables more precise estimates of neglected tropical-disease ...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab227
International Journal of Epidemiology; Amoah B, Fronterre C et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - As the prevalences of neglected tropical diseases reduce to low levels in some countries, policymakers require precise disease estimates to decide whether the set public health targets have been met. At low prevalence levels, traditional statistic...

Status of active trachoma infection among school children who live in villages of open ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8579689
BMC Public Health; Delelegn D, Tolcha A et. al.

Nov 11th, 2021 - Although many efforts are made by different stakeholders, magnitude of active trachoma remains high among children in Ethiopia. Open field defecation was found to be the main source of active trachoma. However, comparative information on the effec...

REACH2: Implementation Research on Bi-Annual Mass Distribution of Azithromycin to Children 1-11 Months in Côte d'Ivoire
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05016895

Nov 11th, 2021 - The aim of the study is to provide the government of Côte d'Ivoire and other stakeholders the information needed to understand what is required to bring bi-annual mass drug administration (MDA) of single-dose azithromycin for children ages 1 to 11...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

REACH2: Implementation Research on Bi-Annual Mass Distribution of Azithromycin to Children 1-11 Months in Côte d'Ivoire
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05016895

Nov 11th, 2021 - The aim of the study is to provide the government of Côte d'Ivoire and other stakeholders the information needed to understand what is required to bring bi-annual mass drug administration (MDA) of single-dose azithromycin for children ages 1 to 11...

Community Health Azithromycin Trial in Burkina Faso
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03676764

Oct 8th, 2021 - Although child health and mortality are improving worldwide, children in the Sahel and sub-Sahel regions of West Africa have the greatest risks of mortality.Burkina Faso's current under-5 mortality rate is estimated 110 per 1,000 live births. Simi...

Safety of Co-administration of IDA and Azithromycin for NTDs ( ComboNTDs )
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03676140

Feb 28th, 2019 - Recent studies have shown that single-dose combination therapy with three antifilarial drugs (Ivermectin [IVE] + DEC + ALB) called IDA is superior to current regimens used in LF elimination and may help accelerate LF elimination. WHO guidelines ha...

The Effect of Long-Term HEAD START Training on Surgical Skill Levels
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03135080

Mar 15th, 2018 - Eliminating blinding trachoma by 2020 is a key goal of the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly 8 million individuals worldwide are in need of trichiasis surgery to prevent blindness.1 Currently, many trichiasis surgery programs experience poor...

A Surveillance and Azithromycin Treatment for Newcomers and Travelers Evaluation: The ASANTE Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01767506

Oct 9th, 2017 - Infection with C. Trachomatis has decreased substantially in trachoma endemic areas following repeated annual mass drug administration (MDA) with azithromycin, although not as rapidly as anticipated. The investigators propose to conduct a clinical...

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News  7 results

Azithromycin Add-On Fails to Cut Malaria Deaths, Hospital Stays
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/77726

Jan 30th, 2019 - Adding azithromycin to malaria chemoprevention did not reduce incidence of death or hospitalization among African children compared with placebo, a randomized trial found. In an intent-to-treat analysis, there were 250 deaths or hospital admission...

Fast Five Quiz: Common STDs
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/907566_2

Jan 17th, 2019 - Chlamydial infection is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. It is also a leading cause of PID. PID is a serious disease that often requires hospitalization for inpatient care, including intravenous (IV) antibiotics, testing to rule ...

Fast Five Quiz: Common STDs
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/907566_2

Jan 17th, 2019 - Chlamydial infection is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. It is also a leading cause of PID. PID is a serious disease that often requires hospitalization for inpatient care, including intravenous (IV) antibiotics, testing to rule ...

Success as 1 Billion Treated in Battle Against Painful Tropical Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/890125

Dec 15th, 2017 - LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A pledge by health and development experts to tackle neglected diseases that blind, disable and disfigure millions of the world's poorest people has spurred tremendous progress in five years, a report said on ...

Stephen Hawking Says Eradicating Neglected Tropical Diseases 'Within Our Grasp'
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/890006

Dec 14th, 2017 - CAMBRIDGE, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world has made huge progress towards stamping out debilitating tropical diseases such as river blindness and elephantiasis, and success is "within our grasp," British physicist Stephen Hawking ...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →