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Trachoma surveillance report

Identifying and definitional attributes

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Trachoma screening and management data are provided by selected jurisdictions to the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit within Kirby Institute, UNSW for the Department of Health. Data are analysed by community regions within jurisdictions for reporting. When the program was initiated in 2006 each jurisdiction identified communities at risk of trachoma. As time has gone on communities have been added to and taken away from this list, depending on how well they’ve managed the disease. A community is defined as a geographic location where people reside and where there is at least one school.

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Collection and usage attributes

National reporting arrangement:Help on this term


Frequency:Help on this termAnnual
Implementation start date:Help on this term01/01/2006

Source and reference attributes

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Department of Health