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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Trachoma: CDNA national guidelines for the public health management of trachoma (2014)

Author

Communicable Disease Network Australia

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

Department of Health Australia

 

Description

The National guidelines for the public health management of trachoma provide the evidence base and policy framework for coordinated, community-based activities towards eliminating blinding trachoma from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities by 2020, in line with Australia's commitment to the World Health Organization (WHO) GET2020 initiative.

The guidelines adapt the WHO SAFE strategy for trachoma elimination to the Australian context and prioritise:

Abstract adapted from Communicable Disease Network Australia

Contact details

Australian Government
Department of Health
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555
Freecall: 1800 020 103
Email: enquiries@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 10 March 2014
 
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