Uganda’s Effort to Prevent Blindness: First Trachoma Mass Drug Administration

MDA at a local school in Uganda Source: Scott Torres, RTI Trachoma, the world’s leading cause of preventable blindness, affects more than 41 million people worldwide. It is found primarily in rural areas that have poor living conditions and limited access to clean water and health care. Children are most

Uganda’s Effort to Prevent Blindness: First Trachoma Mass Drug Administration2020-07-13T11:47:28-04:00

Unsung Hero: Mr. Julius Peter Okello

Photo source: USAID District Coordinator, NTD Control Program, Katakwi District Mr. Okello has been the Katakwi District NTD Coordinator since 2002, when the program to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) was launched. Since taking on this position, Mr. Okello has made numerous contributions to the success of the Uganda NTD program,

Unsung Hero: Mr. Julius Peter Okello2020-07-14T12:02:48-04:00
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