Posted by: APO | 20 April 2021

The Gambia eliminates trachoma as a public health problem

The Gambia has successfully eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, becoming the third African country to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated the disease as a public health threat. Trachoma is a neglected tropical eye disease that mainly affects children, with infection less common with increasing age. In adults, women are up to four times more likely than… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-gambia-eliminates-trachoma-as-a-public-health-problem?lang=en


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