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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.
June 08, 2022
Founded in 1957 as a leprosy relief organization in Würzburg, Germany, DAHW today is an independent non governmental organization supported by donors, volunteers and staff around the world. From the beginning, DAHW has been working to provide equal access to healthcare services to those who are especially vulnerable and to fight leprosy, tuberculosis and other poverty-related diseases that lead to marginalization, stigmatization and further consequences
August 11, 2020