Journal article

Prevalence of trachomatous trichiasis in Australia: the National Eye Health Survey

Mohamed Dirani, Stuart Keel, Joshua Foreman, Peter van Wijngaarden, Hugh R Taylor

Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology | WILEY | Published : 2018


Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The National Eye Health Survey was funded by the Department of Health and Aging of the Australian Government and also received financial contributions from Novartis Australia and the Peggy and Leslie Cranbourne Foundation. In-kind support was received from our industry and sector partners, OPSM, Carl Zeiss, Designs for Vision, the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Optometry Australia and the Brien Holden Vision Institute. We would like to specifically acknowledge OPSM, who kindly donated sunglasses valued at

30 for each study participant. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian Government. The Principal Investigator, Dr Mohamed Dirani, is supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (#1090466). The PhD student, Joshua Foreman, is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship.