Trachoma Surveillance Report 2006 to 2011
National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
This page contains the links to the Annual Trachoma Surveillance Reports from 2010 and 2011. The Reports are prepared by the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU).
The NTSRU, established in November 2006, has been contracted by the Department of Health and Ageing to report on active trachoma in Australia annually.
The Reports contains data from regions identified as potentially ‘at risk’ of experiencing endemic trachoma in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 1 to 15 years old were examined for active trachoma using the World Health Organization’s simplified grading system.
The PDF document Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2011 (PDF 4846 KB) may not be completely accessible, if you require assistance accessing this document please contact the Indigenous Eye Health Team on telephone (02) 6289 4493 or email the Eyes, Ear and Dental Mailbox.
Previous—Trachoma Surveillance ReportsThe Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2010 (PDF 3862 KB)
HTML version : 2010 Surveillance report for active trachoma annual report
Trachoma Surveillance Reports 2006—2009
Communicable Diseases Intelligence Articles2009 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report
2008 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report
2007 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report
2006 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report
Other Trachoma publications:Guidelines for the public health management of trachoma in Australia
The Guidelines available here provide information relevant to the needs of medical practitioners, primary health care professionals, and State/Territory and regional public health units. The Guidelines establish a minimum best-practice approach for the public health management of trachoma.
Review of Current Arrangements for the Collection, Recording, Transfer and Reporting of National Trachoma Data
If you are having touble downloading the PDF documents, please email OATSIH Enquiries or call (02) 6289 5291.
- Mobile Outreach Service Plus
- Guidelines for Participating Optometrists
- Visiting Optometrists Scheme
- National Priority Locations
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships
- Evaluation of the NT MOS projects
- Evaluation of the Bringing them home and Indigenous mental health programs
- Interim Evaluation of the Northern Territory Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Aged Care Workforce Development Projects
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework
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