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Trachoma, bilharzia and intestinal worms, along with malaria, are among the world's top preventable and forgotten tropical diseases. Easily prevented and treated, yet each cause debilitating effects to their victims. A simple, single dose of antibiotics treats these diseases, and in some cases prevents them from returning for up to one year.

Trachoma is endemic in Unity State, spread primarily by flies and direct contact with infected hands or clothes. Left untreated, repeated...
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