#trachoma

  • Article: How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    Trachoma, which can cause blindness, has been eliminated in 46 out of 50 regions in Uganda. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: This Doctor Has Spent His Life Studying the World's Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness

    This Doctor Has Spent His Life Studying the World's Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 9, 2018

    “When you see mothers can be cured, you can't let go.” Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease

    What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Diana Duong|Aug. 22, 2018

    Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of blindness through infection. Read more

  • Article: Ghana Has Officially Eliminated This Terrifying, Blinding Disease

    Ghana Has Officially Eliminated This Terrifying, Blinding Disease

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 14, 2018

    Trachoma is a neglected tropical disease that can blind the people it infects. Read more

  • Article: This Man Overcame a Neglected Tropical Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of

    This Man Overcame a Neglected Tropical Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 16, 2018

    And now, so will others in his village. Read more

  • Article: This Disease Leaves Someone Blind Every 15 Minutes — and Women Are the Most Vulnerable

    This Disease Leaves Someone Blind Every 15 Minutes — and Women Are the Most Vulnerable

    By Gabriella Canal|June 23, 2017

    It’s entirely preventable, yet it leaves millions around the world irreversibly blind. Read more

  • Article: How one man saved million from blindness

    How one man saved million from blindness

    By Jeremy Picone|March 17, 2016

    The actions of the late Fred Hollows continues to help those with trachoma today. Read more