Review of trachoma surveillance data arrangements

DoHA Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, 2010

The Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) within the Department of Health and Ageing commissioned HealthConsult in collaboration with Health Policy Analysis in 2010 to review the current arrangements for the collection, recording, transfer and reporting of national trachoma data in order to evaluate the current surveillance system and make recommendations for improvements.

Key tasks included:

The project commenced in December 2009 and was completed in April 2010. Officers of OATSIH received the report very favourably and proceeded to implement the recommendations. The report is published on Department of Health and Ageing's website here.