Trachoma Surveillance Report 2011 to 2012

National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit

Page last updated: January 2014

This page contains the links to the Annual Trachoma Surveillance Reports from 2011 and 2012. The Reports are prepared by the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU).

Since 2006, the Department has provided funding for a National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU), which provides annual reports on active trachoma in Australia.

The Reports contains data from regions identified as potentially ‘at risk’ of experiencing endemic trachoma in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia and in 2012 for Queensland also. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 1 to 14 years old are examined for active trachoma using the World Health Organisation’s simplified grading system.

Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2012 (online)

Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2012 (PDF 5585 KB)

Previous—Trachoma Surveillance Reports

Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2011 (online)

Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2011 (PDF 4846 KB)


Trachoma Surveillance Reports 2006—2010


Communicable Diseases Intelligence Articles

2011 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report

2010 CDI Article on Trachoma Surveillance Report

2009 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

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