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ALLMedicine™ Trachoma Center

Research & Reviews  489 results

WHO Program May Eliminate Active Trachoma's Blindness Risk by 2030.
JAMA Larkin HD

May 18th, 2022 - WHO Program May Eliminate Active Trachoma's Blindness Risk by 2030.|2022|Larkin HD,|etiology,prevention & control,complications,epidemiology,prevention & control,

Seasonal variation in water use for hygiene in Oromia, Ethiopia, and its implications f...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Greenland K, Czerniewska A et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - If facial hygiene practices vary seasonally this could have important implications for the design of interventions for trachoma control. This observational study was conducted to explore seasonal variation in hygiene behaviours in 9 households wit...

Interventions for Neglected Tropical Diseases Among Children and Adolescents: A Meta-an...
Pediatrics Naqvi FA, Das JK et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of communicable diseases affecting the poorest populations around the world. To assess the effectiveness of interventions, including mass drug administration (MDA), water, sanitation, and hygiene (WAS...

Chlamydia trachomatis: quest for an eye-opening vaccine breakthrough.
Expert Review of Vaccines; Chavda VP, Pandya A et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly referred to as chlamydia (a bacterium), is a common sexually transmitted infection, and if attended to early, it can be treatable. However, if left untreated it can lead to serious consequences. C. trachomatis infec...

A national survey integrating clinical, laboratory, and WASH data to determine the typo...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Lynch KD, Apadinuwe SC et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - The epidemiology of trachoma in several Pacific Islands differs from other endemic settings, in that there is a high prevalence of clinical signs of trachoma, particularly trachomatous inflammation-follicular (TF), but few cases of trichiasis and ...

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Drugs  218 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Trachoma Elimination Study by Focused Antibiotic (TESFA)

Feb 9th, 2022 - Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with 51 countries known or suspected to be endemic for blinding trachoma. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reco...

Water Uptake for Health in Amhara Pilot

Jun 29th, 2021 - Trachoma is a blinding disease caused by ocular strains of Chlamydia trachomatis. The Carter Center and Proctor Foundation have been jointly conducting trachoma research in the Goncha Siso Enese woreda of Amhara for the past 8 years, through a ser...

Identification of TT Cases by Community Treatment Assistants: An Assessment

Mar 21st, 2018 - To achieve the goal of trachoma control as mandated by the World Health Organization, countries must reduce the backlog of trichiasis surgery cases to less than 1/1,000 of their population. However, these cases reside in rural villages in trachoma...

Nepal Elimination of Trachoma Study

May 21st, 2015 - Here we evaluate whether ocular chlamydia infection and clinical trachoma are eliminated from 24 communities in western Nepal following a mass antibiotic distribution program. It is unknown if repeated treatments should continue or can be stopped ...

Safety Study of Combined Azithromycin, Ivermectin and Albendazole for Trachoma and Lymphatic Filariasis

May 22nd, 2014 - Trachoma and lymphatic filariasis (LF) are two 'Neglected Tropical Diseases' (NTDs), infectious diseases that affect millions of poor people in countries in the developing world. Trachoma is an eye infection that can lead to painful scarring of th...

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News  7 results

Azithromycin Add-On Fails to Cut Malaria Deaths, Hospital Stays

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

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

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

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'

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 →