Comm Eye Health Vol. 26 No. 82 2013. Published online 05 August, 2013

Neglected tropical diseases

Community distribution of ivermectin for onchocerciasis. NIGERIA © Kate Holt/Sightsavers
Community distribution of ivermectin for onchocerciasis. NIGERIA © Kate Holt/Sightsavers

This issue aims to inform you about the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), two of which – onchocerciasis and trachoma – are blinding, the communities who are affected, and the available control measures. Emphasis is placed on integration and learning from each other to make the programmes more effective.

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Consulting Editor: Allen Foster, Co-director: International Centre for Eye Health, London, UK

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