Journal article

The Global Trachoma Mapping Project: Methodology of a 34-Country Population-Based Study

Anthony W Solomon, Alexandre L Pavluck, Paul Courtright, Agatha Aboe, Liknaw Adamu, Wondu Alemayehu, Menbere Alemu, Neal DE Alexander, Amir Bedri Kello, Berhanu Bero, Simon J Brooker, Brian K Chu, Michael Dejene, Paul M Emerson, Rebecca M Flueckiger, Solomon Gadisa, Katherine Gass, Teshome Gebre, Zelalem Habtamu, Erik Harvey Show all

Ophthalmic Epidemiology | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2015

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Awarded by United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID)


Awarded by United States Agency for International Development through its END in Asia grant


Awarded by Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The GTMP is funded by a grant from the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID)(ARIES: 203145) to Sightsavers, who is leading a consortium of non-governmental organizations and academic institutions to complete the work described. Additional funding for fieldwork is provided by the United States Agency for International Development through its END in Asia grant to FHI 360; and its ENVISION grant to Sightsavers. The Committee established in March 2012 to examine issues surrounding completion of global trachoma mapping was initially supported by the International Trachoma Initiative, who receive funding from Pfizer. AWS was a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow (098521) and SJB a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow (098045) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. None of the funders had any role in study design, in study implementation or analysis or interpretation of data, in the decisions on where, how or when to publish in the peer reviewed press, or in preparation of the manuscript.