Author: Virginia Sarah

Immediate Past Chair, International Coalition for Trachoma Control
Organisation: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Achieving Universal Health Coverage – how the global trachoma elimination programme is taking us a step closer

Immediate Past Chair, International Coalition for Trachoma Control
Organisation: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been gaining increasing support in recent years. Successive World Health Organization Director Generals have made UHC a priority and it was formally recognized in the Sustainable Development Goal 3.8, which calls for “achievement of universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to…

This World Water Day, let’s scale up sustainable trachoma elimination efforts

Immediate Past Chair, International Coalition for Trachoma Control
Organisation: The Fred Hollows Foundation

22 March is World Water Day, a day for raising awareness and taking action to tackle the global water crisis. Today, we highlight and celebrate some of the emerging water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)-related initiatives that are helping to ensure that trachoma is not just eliminated, but eliminated once and for all. (Photo: Good hygiene…