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Population-based survey of active trachoma in 11 districts of Burundi.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 National Integrated Neglected Tropical Diseases and Blindness Control Program, Ministry of Public Health, Bujumbura, Republic of Burundi. [email protected] , (Burundi)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmic Epidemiology
1744-5086
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
146–149
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/09286586.2011.595039
PMID: 21780872
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Trachoma is a public health problem in Burundi. Implementation of trachoma control activities is indicated in at least Buhiga, Nyabikere and Muyinga. Further work should be carried out to establish the likely backlog of unoperated trachomatous trichiasis.

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