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Ethiopia signs the Commitment to promote UEH and eliminate blinding NTDs

Published: 11.01.2017

Following, Liberia, Zambia, Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone, Ethiopia has signed the “Commitment to promote Universal Eye Health and eliminate blinding Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)” that was launched at the Celebration ceremony of the IAPB 10th General Assembly.

This Commitment, which also calls on support from development partners, intends to send a strong sign from the Africa Region towards progressing further on the elimination of avoidable visual impairment, addressing emerging challenges such as Myopia and Diabetic Retinopathy, and eliminating blinding NTDs.