Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2014

Treatment of household contacts or community members

Page last updated: 30 October 2015

Summary form 2—Treatment of household contacts or community members

The Treatment of household contacts was used to collect data at the community level when recording treatment for trachoma with questions on:

  • Treatment strategy
  • Date treatment started
  • Date treatment completed
  • Number of households requiring treatment
  • Number of households receiving treatment
  • Number of household contacts requiring treatment
  • Number of household contacts receiving treatment
  • Number of household contacts receiving treatment within two within of commencement of treatment distribution
  • Treatment coverage (%)

For household or community member who required treatment (with azithromycin) the form collects data on each age groups (in years), from 0-4years, 5-9years, 10-14years, 15+years and Totals. The screening questions are:

  • Number of household contracts or community members requiring treatment with azithromycin
  • Number of household contracts or community members who received treatment with azithromycin
  • Number of household contracts or community members who received treatment with azithromycin within two weeks of commencment of treatment distribution
  • Treatment coverage(%)
  • Number of children screened for clean face in communities that did not undertake trachoma screening in current year)
  • Number of children with clean face

Note the below image is a sample only. For further information, refer to the PDF document Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2014

Summary Form 2 – Treatment of household contacts was used to collect data at the community level when recording treatment for trachoma with questions on:Treatment strategy, Date treatment started, Date treatment completed, Number of households requiring treatment, Number of households receiving treatment, Number of household contacts requiring treatment, Number of household contacts receiving treatment, Number of household contacts receiving treatment within two within of commencement of treatment distribution and Treatment coverage (%) Top of page