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Amhara Trachoma Control Program.


Initiative timeframe: 2013/2016

Total initiative costs

€ 813,122.0
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 813,122.0

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 10.11.2015


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Baihr Dar (Dessie Zurie and Raya Kobo)

In line with the MDGs and the GET 2020 (OMS), the initiative intends to contribute to the eradication of the Trachoma (a bacterial infection that affects your eyes and is the leading preventable cause of blindness worldwide) in Ethiopia through an integrated community development program with special focus on Trachoma Prevention and Control applying Comprehensive SAFE (Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness, Environmental sanitation) strategy, in the Amhara Region, in two zones of North and South Wollo. read more close

Main outcome

Reduce the prevalence of trachoma and and all other water related diseases, with main focus on women and children, in Dessie Zuria and Raya Kobo (North and South Wollo) Amhara Regional State.

Initiative data

Initiative number 010171
Purpose Medical services
Sector I.2.a. Health, General, Total


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Organization for Rehabilitation and Development in Amhara (ORDA)
Other financiers CBM-Italia


- 210 Health Professionals, Trachoma Surgeons and Health Extension Workers will be trained - 3.000 trachoma out-patients will be screened and treated - 15.000 school children of 30 school clubs will be trained and sensitized on Trachoma Prevention, personal Hygiene and Sanitation

Title € Committed € Used
Amhara Trachoma Control Program 760,620 523,134


Status Completed
Type Contributions
Procedure Call for Proposal
Procurement notice Tender preparation