Trachoma

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.

Small Grants, Big Impact: Dr. Mabula Kasubi, Muhimbili, Tanzania

15 Nov 2017

In May 2017,  ARNTD, USAID, and COR-NTD announced the first-ever grantees of the African Researchers' Small Grants program. 

Collaboration Drives Efforts To End Neglected Tropical Diseases

24 Apr 2017

In our lifetime, these diseases that have been plagues of humankind since antiquity can become but a memory.

Motivating Community Drug Distributors in the fight against NTDs

16 Dec 2016

“There’s many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip,” an old proverb says. For the large-scale mass drug administration campaigns delivering pills to prevent or treat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), this is both literally and figuratively the case.

Keynote: Relieving Human Suffering through Partnership and Perseverance

10 Nov 2016

Remarks by Jimmy Carter, originally published by The Carter Center. Photos by Michael Schwarz.

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