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Research Article

Associations between Active Trachoma and Community Intervention with Antibiotics, Facial Cleanliness, and Environmental Improvement (A,F,E)

  • Jeremiah Ngondi mail,

    jn250@cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Fiona Matthews,

    Affiliation: MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Mark Reacher,

    Affiliations: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Samson Baba,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Government of Southern Sudan, Juba, Sudan

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  • Carol Brayne,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Paul Emerson

    Affiliation: The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 30, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000229

About the Authors

Jeremiah Ngondi, Mark Reacher, Carol Brayne
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fiona Matthews
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Mark Reacher
Health Protection Agency, East of England Regional Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Samson Baba
Ministry of Health, Government of Southern Sudan, Juba, Sudan
Paul Emerson
The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jn250@cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JN FM MR SB CB PE. Performed the experiments: JN. Analyzed the data: JN FM. Wrote thepaper: JN FM MR SB CB PE. Supervised data analysis: FM. Contributed to editing the paper: FM MR SB CB PE.