Tag: trachoma

Tackling Trachoma

by globalhealth on Feb 2, 2014 in Homepage Featured, News
One of the words most neglected diseases, Trachoma begins as a bacterial infection in childhood. Over time it causes inflammation under the eyelid, eventually leading to a build-up of scar tissue which causes the eyelid to turn inwards, leaving the cornea vulnerable to scratches from eyelashes. In the Oromia region of...

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