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Research Article

The Burden of Trachoma in South Sudan: Assessing the Health Losses from a Condition of Graded Severity

  • Hebe Gouda mail,

    h.gouda@uq.edu.au

    Affiliations: Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • John Powles,

    Affiliation: Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Jan Barendregt,

    Affiliation: School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Paul Emerson,

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

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  • Jeremiah Ngondi

    Affiliations: Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Trachoma Control Program, The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: March 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001538

About the Authors

Hebe Gouda, John Powles, Jeremiah Ngondi
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Hebe Gouda, Jan Barendregt
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Paul Emerson, Jeremiah Ngondi
Trachoma Control Program, The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: h.gouda@uq.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HG JP JN. Performed the experiments: HG JP. Analyzed the data: HG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PE JB JN. Wrote the paper: HG JP PE JN JB.