This Commonwealth Day (12 March) Sightsavers and partners are celebrating the progress being made on eliminating blinding trachoma in Uganda
Trachoma is an excruciating yet treatable eye disease. Globally, 182 million people are at risk of going blind because of trachoma and 1.9 million people are blind or visually impaired because of it. The issue particularly affects the Commonwealth, where 85 million people are affected by poor eye health.
ATLANTA... Les efforts visant à éliminer le trachome aveuglant en tant que problème de santé publique dans les pays ouest-africains du Mali et du Niger recevront un soutien supplémentaire de 11,725 millions de dollars US de la Conrad N. Hilton Foundation qui sera mis en œuvre par The Carter Center, Helen Keller International, et Sightsavers, ont annoncé mercredi ces organismes.
ATLANTA ... Efforts to eliminate blinding trachoma as a public health problem in the West African nations of Mali and Niger will receive US$11.725 million in additional support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, to be implemented by The Carter Center, Helen Keller International, and Sightsavers, the organizations announced Wednesday.