This document presents the final report of the review the current arrangements for the collection, recording, transfer and reporting of national trachoma data. The structure of the remainder of the report is:

  • Chapter 2: provides the best practice in public health surveillance systems based on available literature;
  • Chapter 3: provides an overview of the trachoma surveillance system against the major headings defined in the CDC Evaluation Guidelines;
  • Chapter 4: presents the evaluation of the national trachoma surveillance system against the evaluation criteria defined in the CDC Guidelines;
  • Chapter 5: presents our conclusions and recommendation with a focus on improving the national trachoma surveillance system; and
  • Chapter 6: presents a high level implementation plan for the recommendations and an associated risk management strategy.top of page