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National trachoma surveillance and reporting unit

 

Overview

The National trachoma surveillance and reporting unit (NTSRU) is responsible for trachoma data collection, analysis and reporting related to the ongoing surveillance of trachoma and evaluation of trachoma control strategies in Australia.

NTSRU's key objectives include:

The NTSRU aims to ensure that local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are engaged with, and that future interventions are community-based and involve local people. The NTSRU also aims to establish a health workforce with knowledge, skills and experience in trachoma control.

Abstract adapted from the Kirby Institute for for infection and immunity in society

Contacts

Carleigh Cowling
Senior Surveillance Officer
Surveillance and Evaluation Program for Public Health
Kirby Institute for for infection and immunity in society
Corner Boundary and West Streets
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Ph: (02) 9385 0865
Email: ccowling@kirby.unsw.edu.au

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Last updated: 22 June 2015
 
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