ICTC - International Coalition for Trachoma Control
(ICTC) is a coalition of NGDOs, donors, research/academic institutions and private sector organizations supporting efforts to eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020.
ICTC was formed in 2004 to support the WHO-led Global Alliance for the Elimination of Trachoma by the year 2020 (GET 2020) and advocate for the implementation of the WHO-endorsed SAFE strategy to eliminate blinding trachoma.
Our mission is to support trachoma control programs in endemic countries by acting as a catalyst for the implementation of the WHO SAFE strategy.
Collects information on existing trachoma-related activities currently undertaken by International Non-governmental Development Organizations (INGDOs).
Promotes and supports coordination among INGDOs and partners to enable National Prevention of Blindness programs to progress toward their Ultimate Intervention Goals.
Shares information (programmatic and technical) about developments in trachoma control.
Identifies, motivates and engages new partners in trachoma control efforts.
Mobilizes resources, both individually and as a consortium, to support national programs in expanding the SAFE strategy.
Advocates to raise awareness of the burden of trachoma and solutions available to address the problem at global, national and local levels.