Trachoma in Australia

Trachoma is a concern for Australia majorly in the tri-state area along those state borders between Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Around 1 percent of Indigenous Australians have a problem with trachoma. How does it spread? Trachoma is spread with the discharge from the eye of an infected person and can be treated with surgery. In Australia, work is underway which is focused on facial hygiene and environmental improvement aspect.