:: PROPOSED SCOPE AND PURPOSE:
The purpose of the Annual Meeting of the WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Blinding Trachoma by the year 2020 (GET2020) is to monitor progress towards elimination at global level, exchange information and experience on SAFE strategy implementation, review the partnership opportunities at global and national level, discuss obstacle and barriers to the achievement of the common goal, i.e. the elimination of blindness from trachoma by the year 2020.
:: WHO: Factsheeet
Progress reports on the implementation of the SAFE Strategy and activities to meet the Annual Intervention Objectives (AIOs), prepared in collaboration with all the national stakeholders, will be submitted by Country Representatives to the WHO Secretariat for presentation at the meeting.
Results from recent evaluations and lessons learnt will be presented to provide an opportunity for countries and partners to discuss further.
Updates on ongoing research projects and recent research finding on the SAFE (Surgery, Antibiotics, facial cleanliness and Environmental improvement) strategy will also be presented.