Trachoma control in Southern Zambia--an international team project employing the SAFE strategy.

@article{Astle2006TrachomaCI,
  title={Trachoma control in Southern Zambia--an international team project employing the SAFE strategy.},
  author={William F Astle and Boateng Wiafe and April D. Ingram and Mike Mwanga and Colin B Glassco},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={227-36}
}
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of trachoma and to measure the impact of the SAFE strategy (World Health Organization GET 2020 strategy) for treating trachoma in the Gwembe District of Southern Zambia. DESIGN This is an observational study of the introduction of the SAFE strategy employing a collaborative approach and its impact on trachoma in the area. PARTICIPANTS Three thousand eight hundred ninety two persons in communities at 26 well sites in the Gwembe district of Southern Zambia… CONTINUE READING
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