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Communicable Disease Network Australia
Department of Health and Ageing
Trachoma is a serious eye health condition affecting many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations, particularly in some parts of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia. These guidelines establish a minimum best-practice approach for the public health management of trachoma. The content includes a brief history of trachoma and discusses: prevalence in Australia; responsibility for trachoma control activities; and methods of educating the health workforce and engaging the community.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract