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Global Disease Mapping Identifies 100 Million People Living at Risk of Blindness from Trachoma

02/10/2016
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A ground breaking 3-year disease-mapping project has shown that 100 million people are at risk of blindness from trachoma.

The Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP), launched in December 2012 and completed in January 2016 saw surveyors collect and transmit data from 2.6 million people in 29 countries using Android smartphones. On average one person was examined every 40 seconds during the three-year project.

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