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The SAFE program is a strategy to eliminate trachoma as a blinding disease. The program is a combination of interventions, forming the acronym, SAFE, which stands for surgery for trichiasis (inturned eyelashes), Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness and Environmental improvement.
These interventions will be community-targeted and will seek community involvement through the primary health care approach.
Abstract adapted from World Health Organization
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