Mak, D. B. (2005). A developed country approach to eliminating blinding trachoma. Ninth Meeting of the WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Blinding Trachoma.
In Australia trachoma is endemic, only in pockets among aboriginal people. The TF prevalence in school-age children in 2002−2003 ranged from 0−27% (district) and 0−60% (community).4 Trichiasis in indigenous adults in highly disease-endemic communities over the age of 40 years is approximately 10%. There are limited data on face-washing, but a survey of three schools in 2004 gave rates of 55%. The rate of latrine use and access to water is almost universal (96%).
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