Commitment to beat trachoma

Commitment to beat trachoma

Leaders of Commonwealth countries gathered in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018. During the meeting they commitment to beat trachoma by 2020.

”..committed to take action towards achieving access to quality eye care for all, including eliminating blinding trachoma by 2020, which disproportionately affects women and children across the Commonwealth.’

You can find the full communiqué here.

Penny Mordaunt (International Development Secretary, UK) announced £20 million of funding to contribute towards eliminating trachoma across 10 Commonwealth countries by 2020.

Topic: Optical News