Trachoma Gold Medal lecturer reports success of trachoma eradication strategy in Morocco

PARIS — Following implementation of the SAFE strategy and a system of epidemiologic surveillance, Morocco is close to achieving World Health Organization certification of elimination of blinding trachoma as a public health problem. Abdelouahed Amraoui, MD, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Casablanca, was awarded the Trachoma Gold Medal during the annual meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology.

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