Other Resources

Below are other resources you may find helpful.

The end in sight: 2020 INSight

This global strategic plan has three goals: (a) sketch the current situation of trachoma and lay out what is left to be done, (b) describe milestones needed to eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020, (c) convince donors and partners that a dollar spent on trachoma is a dollar well spent. We must fill the data void and scale up all SAFE components.

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2020 INSight Presentation


View this Powerpoint presentation to gain an understanding of the 2020 INSight global strategic plan to eliminate blinding trachoma and its main goals.

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History of Trachoma by Katherine Schlosser

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Resolve To Eliminate Blinding Trachoma by 2020

An updated version of ITI's brochure, published in October 2013, explains trachoma and how it can be defeated globally.

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World Health Assembly Resolution 51.11

In May of 1998, the World Health Assembly passed a resolution calling for the global elimination of blinding trachoma. Read it here.

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International Centre for Eye Health

The International Centre for Eye Health is a research and education group based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. ICEH works to improve eye health and eliminate avoidable blindness, with a focus on low-income populations.

WASH: The silent weapon against NTDs

WaterAid and many other partners, including ITI, Children Without Worms, and Emory University's Center for Global Safe Water, collaborated on this paper about how water, sanitation and hygiene are a crucial part of the prevention and control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, including trachoma.

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Community Eye Health Journal

The Community Eye Health Journal is published by the International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. It addresses the elimination of avoidable blindness and focuses on countries where the burden of preventable blindness is greatest. ITI sponsored recent articles on trachoma in the journal.

Children as agents of change in trachoma control

How communities can control trachoma without a big budget.pdf

Trachoma: the beginning of the end?

How to apply for and manage the Zithromax donation

National trachoma task forces: how can we work better together?

New DVD supports trachoma surgery training

Eliminating trichiasis: the next steps forward

Trichiasis surgery: a patient-based approach

Ten years left to eliminate blinding trachoma

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Trachoma Information Service

The Trachoma Information Service is a newsletter published by The Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO), based in Moshi, Tanzania, at Tumaini University's Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College. KCCO is dedicated to the elimination of avoidable blindness through programmes, training, and research focusing on the delivery of sustainable and replicable community ophthalmology services.

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