This lecture provides important updates on two public health topics:

Update on Malaria Retinopathy (Dr. Susan Lewallen)

  1. Be able to describe the 3 retinal features of malarial retinopathy;
  2. Know the significance of malaria retinopathy in the diagnosis of cerebral malaria.

Update on Global Elimination of Trachoma (Dr. Paul Courtright)

  1. Understand the SAFE strategy for the elimination of trachoma;
  2. Appreciate the magnitude of the Global Trachoma Mapping Project (largest infectious disease mapping exercise ever completed in the world;
  3. Understand that the global elimination of trachoma as a public health problem will be achieved in many countries of the world by the year 2020.

Lecturers: Dr. Paul Courtright & Dr. Susan Lewallen, co-founders of the Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO)

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Update on Malaria Retinopathy (Dr. Susan Lewallen)

May 4, 2018

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