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Women and trachoma. Achieving gender equity in the implementation of SAFE

Women and trachoma. Achieving gender equity in the implementation of SAFE.

This manual will provide anyone interested in increasing equality in use of eye care services in developing countries with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that trachoma control programs are gender-sensitive.

The manual:

  • Provides evidence for why trachoma control efforts should consider gender roles and responsibilities in order to reach the goal of GET 2020: the global elimination of blinding trachoma by the year 2020.
  • Explains how to revise existing monitoring tools to better assess the success of programs in eliminating blinding trachoma.
  • Provides experiences from a number of African countries on how to engage women and girls

Authors: E Cromwell, P Emerson, P Courtright.

Published: February 2009

Publisher: Carter Center

Download the manual from the Carter Center website (PDF)