USAID and ENVISION Partners Participate in GET2020 Meetings at the World Health Organization

Date: 
April 24, 2013

The Alliance for the Global Elimination of Blinding Trachoma by the year 2020 (GET 2020) supports and collaborates with WHO in carrying out essential activities such as epidemiological assessment, including rapid assessment and mapping, project implementation, coordination, and monitoring, disease surveillance, project evaluation and resource mobilization. It is open to all parties - governments, international organizations and nongovernmental organizations - which are willing and ready to contribute to international efforts. Click here for GET2020 Meeting Reports.

Photos from April 2013 Meeting at WHO

Angela Weaver, USAID's NTD Program speaks as part of donor panel talking about increased resources for trachoma. Donor panel included Pfizer, DFID, USAID, Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Trust, Lions Clubs International Foundation and the END Fund.

Ms. Genet Kiflu, Ethiopia Federal Ministry of Health and Dr. Wondu Alemayehu, Fred Hollows Foundation

Dr Georges Yaya, CAR Ministry of Health and Lisa Rotondo, RTI International. Lisa served as Vice-Chair for the meeting this year.

From left to right: Prof. Lucienne Bella representing Cameroon, Mr Ben Nwobi representing Nigeria, and Mr Sailesh Mishra representing Nepal.  National programs participated on a panel presenting country progress towards elimination of blindness from trachoma. 

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