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Lutte contre le trachome en Afrique subsaharienne

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Anne-Marie Moulin
, 
Jeanne Orfila
, 
Doulaye Sacko
, 
et al.

Part One. Synopsis and recommendations. English Version

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ACAME Association des centrales d’achat de médicaments essentiels (Association of central medical stores for essential generic drugs)

AMPOT Association malienne pour la promotion des ophtalmologues traditionnels (Malian association for the promotion of traditional ophthalmologists)

CT Cicatricial (scar) trachoma

DALY Disability Adjusted Life-Years

DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DMT Department of traditional medicine

DOTS Directly Observed Therapy Short Course

FT Follicular trachoma

GIS Geographic information system

GNP Gross national product

HKI Helen Keller International

IEC Information-education-communication

INRSP Institut national de recherches en santé publique (National institute for research into public health)

IOTA Institut d’ophtalmologie tropicale de l’Afrique (African institute of tropical ophthalmology, Bamako, Mali)

ITI International Trachoma Initiative

ITM Improved traditional medicines

MSF Médecins Sans Frontières

NGO Nongovernmental Organization

OPC Organisation pour la prévention de la cécité (Organization for the prevention of blindness)

PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction

PNLC/T Programme national de la lutte contre la cécité/trachome (National program for combating blindness/trachoma)

PRODESS Programme quinquennal de développement socio-sanitaire (Five-year program of socio-medical development)

SAFE Surgery, Antibiotic treatment, Facial cleanliness, Environmental improvement

ST Severe trachoma

STD Sexually transmitted disease

TRIPS Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNICEF United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

WHO World Health Organization

WTO World Trade Organization

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