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Comparison of Two Azithromycin Distribution Strategies for Controlling Trachoma in Nepal
Abstract:
In 1996, WHO initiated the GET 2020 programme (Global Elimination of Trachoma by the year 2020) and declared that high priority should be given to trachoma control in Nepal. The 1981 Nepal Blindness Survey found trachoma to be the second leading cause of blindness after cataract, with 75% of trachoma cases occurring in the far western region of the country. Blinding trachoma was particularly prevalent among the disadvantaged Tharu ethnic group in this region. #CATARCT #HEALTH #PUBLICHEALTH #CONTROL
Publisher: WHO Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster  in  English
Keywords:
ANTIBIOTICS, HEALTH, DISEASES, DISEASE CONTROL, DISEASE PREVENTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, CHILDREN, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MEDICAL CARE, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, OPHTHALMOLOGY, MEDICINE, BLINDNESS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, HOUSEHOLDS, LABORATORIES
Thematic Group:
FAO, (2001)
Thesaurus:
10.03.01 - Disease Prevention And Control
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Feeder: SABINARAYAMAJHI, Editor: PRABIGYA MANANDHAR, Auditor:
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Comparison of Two Azithromycin Distribution Strategies for Controlling Trachoma in Nepal
Abstract:
In 1996, WHO initiated the GET 2020 programme (Global Elimination of Trachoma by the year 2020) and declared that high priority should be given to trachoma control in Nepal. The 1981 Nepal Blindness Survey found trachoma to be the second leading cause of blindness after cataract, with 75% of trachoma cases occurring in the far western region of the country. Blinding trachoma was particularly prevalent among the disadvantaged Tharu ethnic group in this region.
Publisher: WHO Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster  in  English
Keywords:
ANTIBIOTICS, HEALTH, DISEASES, DISEASE CONTROL, DISEASE PREVENTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, CHILDREN, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MEDICAL CARE, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, OPHTHALMOLOGY, MEDICINE, BLINDNESS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, HOUSEHOLDS, LABORATORIES
Thematic Group:
FAO, (2001)
Thesaurus:
10.03.01 - Disease Prevention And Control
PDF | File Size: 321 KB   Download
Feeder: SABINARAYAMAJHI, Editor: , Auditor:
...