Neglected tropical diseases

PCT databank

Trachoma

Trachoma situational analyses, core implementation data and trend data are provided through direct access to the interactive reports.

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Latest update – September 2013.

Source: WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Blinding Trachoma by 2020 - MoH Country report.

Abbreviations:
PC - Preventive Chemotherapy
MDA - Mass Drug Administration
TRA - Blinding trachoma
AZI - Azithromycin
TF - Trachoma Follicular
TT - Trachomatous Trichiasis
SAFE - Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness, Environmental improvement

Definitions:
Status of endemicity for blinding trachoma - presence or absence of blinding trachoma as a public health problem;
Population living in trachoma endemic areas - number of people living in known or suspected endemic areas for trachoma;
Population targeted for treatment of active trachoma - number of people targeted for antibiotic treatment for active trachoma;
Population treated for active trachoma - number of people treated with antibiotics for active trachoma;
Programme coverage - proportion (%) of people treated with antibiotics for active trachoma out of targeted population.

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, the preventive chemotherapy database reports information as provided by countries through World Health Organization reporting processes. All reasonable precautions have been taken to verify the information contained in this publication. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use.

Latest News!

19 April 2013 | Geneva
Rolling out and scaling up integrated preventive chemotherapy for selected neglected tropical diseases. Weekly Epidemiological Record, No16, 2013, 88, 161–166.


11 January 2013 | Geneva
Monitoring and evaluation of preventive chemotherapy. Estimated number of people covered by preventive chemotherapy: update for 2010 and 2011. Weekly Epidemiological Record, No.2, 2013, 88, 17–28.