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  • GTMP in Cambodia (Global Trachoma Mapping Project) is starting from 19 May 2014 with cooperation of NPEH : National Program Eye Health/Ministry of Health and health partners ( WHO, USAID, FHI 360).

    [ 2015-03-03 18:25:34 ]

    GTMP in Cambodia

    GTMP in Cambodia (Global Trachoma Mapping Project) is starting from 19 May 2014 with cooperation of NPEH : National Program Eye Health/Ministry of Health and health partners ( WHO, USAID, FHI 360).

    Roles and responsibilities of project team

    The Project team are

    • Dr. Ngy Meng, Director of Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital and chairman of the National Eye Program is a principal investigator
    • Dr. Do Seiha will be co-principal investigator
    • Dr Pok Thorn MD , COS President, data manager.
    • A list of organizations involved in the design, implementation and documentation of this evaluation are listed below:

     

    Name of the Organizations

    National Program for Eye Health

     

     

    FHI 360, Cambodia

     

    Fred Hollows Foundation (TBC)


    Eye Care Foundation (TBC)


    CBM (TBC)


    SEVA Foundation (TBC)


    Iris Cambodia (TBC)


    Brien Holden Vision Institute (TBC)


    END in Asia, Bangkok


    Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP)

     

    Role

    Overall coordination, IRB approval, planning and logistics, budgeting, recruitment, procurement (as needed), and data collection

    IT field support, administrative, financial, and logistical support, liaison between NPEH and END in Asia, Bangkok

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Transportation support for surgery referrals. Antibiotic treatment.

    Administrative, financial, and technical support. Procurement as needed

    Technical assistance (protocol development, training, IT related assistance). Procurement of loupes.

    The objective of the research:

    The population-based prevalence survey objective is to map trachoma throughout the country in order to assess progress towards the elimination of trachoma and inform strategic planning in Cambodia.  Mapping includes:

    • Determining the prevalence of TF among 1-9 year olds, and
    • Determining the prevalence of TT among those aged 15 and above.

    Methodology

    Undertake population-based prevalence surveys using the province as the evaluation units. 

    The structure of the research team :

     1. Administration staffs:  5   from FHI 360

     2. Recorder staffs: 10    (FHI 360)

     3. Graders : 10 ( Ophthalmic Nurses in special training )

     4. Supervisors : 2 Doctors in special training

     5. Data processing /Management and Approval: 1 Doctor

    Note: All the Graders and Field supervisors had a special training inside and outside country.

    - All of them were sent to training in Ethiopia 

    - All of them had short one week training in Battambang with Trachoma expert from WHO

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Recorders Trained In Ethiopia

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    RECORDERS AND SUPERVISORS were trained in Battambang

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The first examined -EU Battambang

    There are 14 EUs (Evaluation Unit ) that each EU had 39 clusters and one cluster there is 30 Household and one household has at least one children age  1-9 years olds

    From the start until now were complete examined of 13 EU14 , One EU Moudulkiri not yet finish

    • There are 14 EUs has to complete.
    • There are 13 EUs were done :

       1/  Clusters visited  :506

       2/  Households visited :15191

       3/  Persons Examined : 46513

       4/  Absence : 16103

       5/  Refuse    : 125

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Follow of the research plan it will finish on middle March  2015.

    The analyze of the data and report of the research will be complete on June 2015 .