NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization announced last month that The West African country of Benin has eliminated the neglected tropical disease, trachoma as a public health problem. Benin...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Myanmar has eliminated the blinding bacterial disease, trachoma, according to an announcement by the World Health Organization. “Myanmar’s multi-pronged approach...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) validated China as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem. China began implementing mass trachoma control...

Antibiotics to treat the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness have been delivered to nearly 300,000 people in Egypt.  It was the first mass drug administration (MDA) of its kind in the country...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that great progress has occurred in the battle against the bacterial neglected tropical disease, trachoma....

Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. This bacterial neglected tropical disease is targeted to be eliminated as a public health problem in 2020. My guest today says in a post...

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in India, Shri J P Nadda declared Friday that India  is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. Shri J P Nadda...

“Raising awareness about emerging safety issues associated with compounded drugs is a top priority for the FDA’s compounding program,” said Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the FDA’s Center for...

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has awarded The Carter Center a grant of US$800,000 to help support an initiative to eliminate blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger. Former U.S. President...

Efforts to eliminate blinding trachoma as a public health problem in the West African nations of Mali and Niger will receive US$11.725 million in additional support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation,...