In July, The WHO Alliance for GET2020 (The Alliance) proudly released its plan of action to eliminate the neglected tropical disease Trachoma by the year 2020. Read the Eliminating Trachoma: Accelerating Towards 2020 report here.
Eliminating Trachoma: Accelerating Towards 2020
is the plan of action, outlining what needs to be done to scale up programmes and strengthen health systems to ensure the poorest people, those most affected by diseases like trachoma, are not left behind. This report is geared towards current and new audiences for the elimination of trachoma by 2020.
The WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020
In 1996, the World Health Organization (WHO) created the WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 (GET2020) to mobilise resources and foster cooperation within a worldwide partnership of Member States, nongovernmental organisations and the private sector.
Learn more about trachoma and the work of The Alliance at www.who.int/trachoma