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Author archives: Ruth Dixon

A riverbed with green bushes and trees at its edges.
Sightsavers blog

How field surveys can help us fight trachoma

In February 2017, Sightsavers supported our partners with the ambitious task of conducting field surveys for trachoma in Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi.

A picture of a brown river with trees hanging over it.
Sightsavers blog

Test and treat: tackling river blindness in Cameroon

Sightsavers is trialling an alternative strategy: rather than treating entire populations, the aim is to test residents first to see if they have the disease.