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Prevalence of Trachoma in Four Local Government Areas of Jigawa State, Nigeria

The purpose of this study undertaken in 2013 was to determine the prevalence of trachoma and water and sanitation coverage in 4 local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa State, Nigeria. A population-based cross-sectional survey was conducted in each LGA using Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP) protocols. The result concluded that trachoma is a public health problem in all four LGAs surveyed and the full SAFE strategy needs to be implemented to achieve trachoma elimination.

Type
Journal Title
Theme
NTD
Date published
11/09/2019
Journal
Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Language
English
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