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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 55-57

Trachoma in Asia—A disappearing scourge


Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, 3053, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Hugh R Taylor
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Australia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.1016/j.tjo.2016.04.002

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Trachoma is an ancient blinding eye disease. With improvements in hygiene and living conditions and development of targeted strategies by the World Health Organization, trachoma is being progressively eliminated. Great progress is being seen in Asian countries, many of which are becoming trachoma free.


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