Trachoma

The Ambitious Goal of Beating Neglected Tropical Diseases

28 Jan 2020

This article was originally published on Medium.

Crossing the Finish Line: Sustaining Behavior Change for the Prevention and Elimination of NTDs

16 Nov 2019

Access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a fundamental human right. Improvements in health and increasing life expectancy across much of the world can be attributed to investments that improve environmental conditions and healthy behaviors.

Unprecedented Engagement: What We’ve Learned from the Call for Small Grants

16 Oct 2019

As its name connotes, the African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP) started small.

Detecting Trichiasis Using 3D Photography: A Case Study

12 Feb 2019

This blog first appeared in Medium on February 12, 2019

Measuring the Immunological Response to Trachoma-Causing Bacterial Antigens in Endemic Zones in Ethiopia: A Case Study

07 Aug 2018

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).

Assessing the Long-Term Outcome of the Two Most Commonly Used Surgical Procedures to Treat Trachomatous Trichiasis in Ethiopia: A Case Study

31 May 2018

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

09 Apr 2018

In this blog post, Ahlam Awad Mohammed writes about her experience with the Hilton Prize Coalition Fellowship

Small Grants, Big Impact: Audio Interview with John Amuasi, ARNTD Executive Director

29 Nov 2017

In this interview, John Amuasi, MBChB, MPH, MS, PhD discusses the impetus and hopes for the African Researchers' Small Grants Program.

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