SPM – MCQ 109 – WHO ‘Vision 2020‘ programme

Collection of Medicine MCQs (Cardiovascular system) for medical students. Concept based MCQs with detailed explanations which help students to gain valuable insights and gain an edge in competitive examinations. More than just answering MCQs, the explanations will improve the knowledge and understanding about the conditions discussed. Also useful for MD students who are preparing for Superspeciality entrance examinations. Medicine MCQs - Cardiovascular System Kindle Edition: Click Here for a Preview. Comments and suggestions are most welcome.

Under the WHO ‘Vision 2020‘ programme. the ‘SAFE‘ strategy is adopted for which of the following diseases?
A. Trachoma
B. Glaucoma
C. Diabetic retinopathy
D. Onchocerciasis

Correct answer : A. Trachoma

SAFE strategy was devised by WHO for the treatment of trachoma. SAFE stands for:
S – Surgery (of the lids for trichiasis)
A – Antibiotics
F – Facial cleanliness
E – Environmental change

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