Building on the success of the first-ever massive online course (MOOC) on trachoma elimination, The Task Force’s International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) and partners are now providing another opportunity for public health professionals to learn about strategies for eliminating the bacterial disease.

Nearly 2,800 public health professionals in 64 countries took part in the first MOOC “Eliminating Trachoma” last October. The course opened again in April to connect even more public health professionals with the latest resources.

The course offers a solution to a major obstacle in the effort to eliminate trachoma – keeping planners and implementers across multiple countries up-to-date on policy and best practices in a rapidly changing environment…..more