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Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and disability case study: Trachoma

Esmael introduces the long term health and rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities and Trachoma, including how these can be met.

In this case study, Dr. Esmael Habtamu, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International Centre for Eye Health at LSHTM, introduces the long term health and rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities and Trachoma, a neglected tropical disease (NTD).

In this presentation, Dr. Habtamu presents a NTDs and disability case study focusing on Trachoma. He provides an overview of Trachoma, and also highlights the long-term health needs and impact on individual lives. He then discusses data from recent studies and examples of how to address these needs.

Can you identify other NTDs that might impact the long term health and rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities? Please share your answers in the comments area below.

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