Trachoma and the SAFE strategy
There is a rebirth of interest in trachoma control measures and an enthusiasm to launch programmes that include tertiary prevention (surgery), secondary prevention (antibiotic treatment of the infection) and primary prevention (facial hygiene and environmental change to improve sanitation) – the SAFE strategy.
Articles in this issue –
- Trachoma and the SAFE strategy
- Trachoma rapid assessment: rationale and basic principles
- Trichiasis surgery
- Azithromycin for control of trachoma
- Distribution of azithromycin by community health volunteers in Ghana
- Trachoma and fly control
- Trachoma and water
- VISION 2020: The Right to Sight. Report on the Sixth General Assembly of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)
- Letter. Are we reaching and serving the blind poor?