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Research Article

Blinding Trachoma in Postconflict Southern Sudan

  • Jeremiah Ngondi mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-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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  • Francis Ole-Sempele,

    Affiliation: Christian Mission Aid, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Alice Onsarigo,

    Affiliation: The Carter Center, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Ibrahim Matende,

    Affiliation: The Carter Center, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Samson Baba,

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

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  • Mark Reacher,

    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: Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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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: December 19, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030478

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
Francis Ole-Sempele
Christian Mission Aid, Nairobi, Kenya
Alice Onsarigo, Ibrahim Matende
The Carter Center, Nairobi, Kenya
Samson Baba
Ministry of Health, Government of Southern Sudan, Juba, Sudan
Fiona Matthews
Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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

JN, FOS, AO, IM, SB, MR, FM, CB, and PE designed the study. JN and FOS collected the data. JN analyzed the data. JN, MR, FM, and PE wrote the paper; and FOS, AO, IM, SB, and CB contributed to editing the paper. FM supervised the analysis of the data.