International Trachoma Initiative

ITI's Mission: To eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020 by managing the Zithromax® donation and collaborating with partners for the implementation of the full SAFE strategy. ITI approaches its mission through three key roles:

  1. Manage the supply and distribution of Zithromax® donated by Pfizer
  2. Advocate at the global, regional, and country levels for the elimination of blinding trachoma
  3. Collect data and manage knowledge on trachoma ITI coordinates the donation of Zithromax® by Pfizer and assists countries and partners to develop supply chain capacity where needed.

ITI works with partners at the international, national, and local levels to support trachoma control programs through implementation of the SAFE strategy — recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).