Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2014

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Page last updated: 30 October 2015

National Trachoma Surveillance and Control Reference Group
National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
Jurisdictional contributors to trachoma data collection


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
Alex Hope
Public Health Medical Officer
Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance
Northern Territory
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Representative
Daniel Suggit
Eye Health Program Officer
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
Sue Turcato
Population Health Unit
New South Wales Ministry of Health
New South Wales Ministry of Health Representative
Gabrielle Watt
Trachoma Program Coordinator
Centre for Disease Control
Northern Territory Department of Health
Northern Territory Department of Health Representative
Lucy Angley

Principal Project Manager
Aboriginal Health
Country Health SA Local Health Network
SA Health

South Australia Department of Health and Ageing Representative
Clare Huppatz
Chair, WA State Trachoma
Reference Group
Public Health Physician
WA Country Health Service
Western Australia Department of
Health and WA Country Health
Service Representative
Matthew Lester
Environmental Health Directorate WA
Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental 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
Project role
John Kaldor
Professor of Epidemiology, Public Health Interventions Research Group, The Kirby Institute
UNSW Australia
Chief Investigator
David Wilson
Associate Professor and Head Disease Modelling and Financing Program
The Kirby Institute
UNSW Australia
Surveillance Expert
Marlene Kong
Program Head
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Health Program
The Kirby Institute
UNSW Australia
Indigenous Expert
Bette Liu
Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
UNSW Scientific Head of Research Assets
The Sax Institute
Epidemiology 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, SA Health

Western Australia

  • WA State Trachoma Reference Group
  • 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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