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 – 30 November 2016.

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 elimination of trachoma as a public health problem - status of elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in the country;
Population in areas that warrant treatment with antibiotics, facial cleanliness and environmental improvement for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem - population living in known endemic areas that warrant treatment with antibiotics, facial cleanliness and environmental improvement for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem;
Number of people who received treatment with antibiotics for trachoma - number of people who received treatment with antibiotics for trachoma annually;
Number of people operated for trachomatous trichiasis - number of people operated for trachomatous trichiasis annually;
National coverage - proportion of people treated with antibiotics for trachoma out of population living in known endemic areas that warrant treatment with antibiotics, facial cleanliness and environmental improvement for elimination of trachoma as a public health problem.

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.