Ahlam Awad Mohammed
Ahlam Awad Mohammed is currently completing a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellowship with The Task Force for Global Health, an international NGO based in Decatur, GA that focuses on controlling and eliminating infectious diseases and on helping strengthen health systems around the world. Ahlam holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Epidemiology and Global Health and a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Measuring the Immunological Response to Trachoma-Causing Bacterial Antigens in Endemic Zones in Ethiopia: A Case Study
Trachoma is one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) for which the World Health Organization (WHO) has set a goal for elimination by 2020. It is the leading cause of preventable blindness and is caused from the repeated ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct).
Monitoring and Supervising the Annual Mass Drug Administration for Neglected Tropical Diseases in Ethiopia using a Rapid Coverage Survey Tool: A Case Study
Annual Mass Drug Administration (MDA) is one of the strategies used to combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) such as trachoma, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH).
Assessing the Long-Term Outcome of the Two Most Commonly Used Surgical Procedures to Treat Trachomatous Trichiasis in Ethiopia: A Case Study
Trachoma is the leading cause of preventable and irreversible blindness worldwide, and is caused by repeated ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct).
Joining in the Fight to Beat Neglected Tropical Diseases: Account from a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow
In this blog post, Ahlam Awad Mohammed writes about her experience with the Hilton Prize Coalition Fellowship