A high profile Aboriginal comedian has been engaged in the fight to finally defeat trachoma.
Trachoma is a a bacterial infection of the eye that can lead to blindness if not properly treated.
Australia is currently the only first world country where the communicable disease still occurs .
Sean Choolburra one of Australia’s most recognised and long running Aboriginal comedians is working alongside a team from the University of Melbourne in the ongoing fight to eliminate trachoma in Aboriginal communities.
Mr Choolburra says comedy is a unique way of educating and engaging people about the contagious eye disease trachoma.
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