Assisting Togo in improving its health-care system

In collaboration with the WHO, the World Bank is assisting Togo in improving the quality of its healthcare system. This includes providing computer, teaching, and videoconferencing materials to 14 paramedical training schools, as well as training over 600 midwives and nurses in the prevention of infection and care for...

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In Togo, Trachoma is no longer a public health concern

Trachoma is a tropical disease that is underappreciated. Bacteria cause it, and it primarily affects children. Women are four times more likely to be affected by the disease than men. This is primarily due to women’s close contact with their infected children. Infections can cause scarring on the inner...

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