Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2013

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The National Trachoma Surveillance and Control Reference Group

The National Trachoma Surveillance and Control Reference Group
Name
Position
Committee role
Meredeth Taylor
Assistant Secretary, Rural, Remote and Indigenous Access Branch, Indigenous and Rural Health Division, Department of Health
Chair
Australian Government Department of Health Representative
Rhonda Stilling
Director, Better Access Section, Indigenous and Rural Health Division, Department of Health
Australian Government Department of Health Representative
David Scrimgeour
Public Health Medical Officer, Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Representative
Daniel Suggit
Policy Advisor National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Representative
Hugh Taylor
Harold Mitchell Chair of Indigenous Eye Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
Expert
Donna Mak
Professor and Head, Population and Preventive Health, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle
Expert
Vicki Krause
Director, Centre for Disease Control, Northern Territory Department of Health
Communicable Diseases Network Australia Representative
Stephen Lambert
Senior Medical Officer, Communicable Diseases Unit, Chief Health Officer Branch Queensland Health
Queensland Health Representative
Paula Spokes
Manager Surveillance, Communicable Disease Branch, Health Protection New South Wales, New South Wales Ministry of Health
New South Wales Ministry of Health Representative
Charles Douglas
Public Health Medical Officer, Centre for Disease Control, Northern Territory Department of Health
Northern Territory Department of Health Representative
Lucy Angley
Principal Project Manager Aboriginal Health, Country Health, South Australia Department of Health
South Australia Department of Health Representative
Melissa Vernon
Area Director, Population Health Western Australia Country Health Service
Western Australia Department of Health Representative
John Kaldor
Professor of Epidemiology, Public Health Interventions Research Group The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia
National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit Representative
Carleigh Cowling
Senior Surveillance Officer The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia
National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit Representative
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National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit

National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
Name
Position
Committee role
John Kaldor
Professor of Epidemiology, Public Health Interventions Research Group, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia
Chief Investigator
David Wilson
Associate Professor and Head, Surveillance and Evaluation Program for Public Health, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia
Surveillance Expert
Bette Liu
Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Scientific Head of Research Assets, The Sax Institute
Epidemiology Expert
James Ward
Deputy Director, Aboriginal Health, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Central Australia
Indigenous Health Expert
Tom Snelling
Princess Margaret Hospital, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, UWA Centre for Child Health Research
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Expert
Carleigh Cowling
Senior Surveillance Officer, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia
Surveillance Officer
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Jurisdictional contributors to trachoma data collection

Northern Territory

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
  • Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the Northern Territory
  • Centre for Disease Control, Northern Territory Department of Health
  • Healthy School-Age Kids Program: Top End and Central Australia

South Australia

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
  • Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, South Australia Health

Western Australia

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
  • Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health, Western Australia
  • Goldfields Population Health Unit
  • Kimberley Population Health Unit
  • Midwest Population Health Unit
  • Pilbara Population Health Unit

New South Wales

  • Population Health Unit, Western NSW Local Health District
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