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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices among Mothers toward Trachoma in Hai Elbaraka East Nile Locality.

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices among Mothers toward Trachoma in Hai Elbaraka East Nile Locality.

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dc.contributor.advisor Dr.Abdel Wahab Mohammad Makki en_US
dc.contributor.author Saeed, Mariam
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-29T06:58:41Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-29T06:58:41Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-29
dc.date.submitted 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7588
dc.description 73page
dc.description.abstract Trachoma is the result of infection of the eye with Chlamydia trachomatis. Infection spreads from person to person, and is frequently passed from child to child and from child to mother, especially where there are shortages of water, numerous flies, and crowded living conditions. Infection often begins during infancy or childhood and can become chronic. If left untreated, the infection eventually causes the eyelid to turn inwards, which in turn causes the eyelashes to rub on the eyeball, resulting in intense pain and scarring of the front of the eye. This ultimately leads to irreversible blindness, typically between 30 and 40 years of age. One of the highest rates of trachoma ever documented has been reported from the southern Sudan following a survey conducted in Jonglei State by experts from the University of Cambridge (UK), the Carter Center (US) and Sudanese health officials. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher UOFK en_US
dc.subject Mothers toward Trachoma,Hai Elbaraka East Nile Locality. en_US
dc.title Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices among Mothers toward Trachoma in Hai Elbaraka East Nile Locality. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.Degree M.Sc en_US
dc.Faculty Public and Environmental Health en_US
dc.contributor.faculty Health Education. en_US

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