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Better Health Channel - Trachoma fact sheet
Health and medical information for consumers, quality assured by the Victorian government (Australia).

World Health Organisation Trachoma
Provides authoritative information about trachoma and preventable blindness, including maps and useful links

ABC fact file - Trachoma
Produced by Dr Peter Lavelle and published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission

International trachoma initiative
An organisation dedicated to eliminating the world's leading cause of preventable blindness.

The Medical Journal of Australia
An article about trachoma in Australia by Professor Hugh R Taylor, Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne. Includes suggestions about how trachoma might be eliminated.

Australian Indigenous Healthinfonet
Includes reviews of eye health issues in Indigenous communities as well as policies and strategies, and resources and publications

The Fred Hollows Foundation
Details the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program that the Royal Australian and New Zealand college of Ophthalmologists undertook in the late 1970s.

Australian Government webpage for the Department of Health and Aging
Australian government guidelines for the public health management of trachoma in Australia