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    Trachoma - the number one cause of blindness of infectious disease

    Trachoma is an infectious disease that affects the vision and is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. The route of transmission is via direct contact, flies that have been in contact with an infected person, or sharing clothes. The consequence of trachoma is irreversible blindness - the leading cause of blindness of infectious disease.
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    Fighting the Stigma of Leprosy with Digital Audio

    Leprosy is one of the most stigmatised diseases in the world. Those affected are often marginalized in society. A leprosy diagnosis can lead to divorce, loss of a job or business, or homelessness. With Audiopedia, we can change this. #tech4good
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    Our Partners: DAHW

    DAHW supports medical and social relief programs as well as research conducted in the interests of improving prevention, diagnostics, therapy and medical-social rehabilitation. The organization promotes training of specialist personnel and community helpers, supplies medical equipment and other materials, performs active case detection, diagnostics and treatment of affected persons and provides information and community-based participatory approaches for preventing and reducing stigmatization.