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|Infection Control Guidelines|
This document provides recommendations for infection prevention and control procedures to minimise the risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease (CJD) in health care settings.
|Guidelines for the public health management of gastroenteritis outbreaks due to norovirus or suspected viral agents in Australia|
The Communicable Disease Network Australia (CDNA) formed a working group in 2005 in order to develop national guidance regarding outbreaks of norovirus and suspected viral gastroenteritis, in response to increasing reports of outbreaks. These Guidelines are designed to complement existing state and territory guidelines.
|The First National Hepatitis B Strategy|
This strategy is the first national strategy on this disease to be adopted in Australia. It is also one of a suite of five strategies aiming to reduce the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.
|National Strategies for blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections|
The Australian Health Ministers’ Conference have endorsed five new national strategies for blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmissible infections (STIs).
|Hepatitis C Prevention, Treatment and Care: Guidelines for Australian Custodial Settings|
A supplementary document to these Guidelines which provides further background to hepatitis C in custodial settings and expands on the evidence base for the Guidelines is available from the Department of Health and Ageing. The supplementary document also includes appendices, additional reading and references.
|Hepatitis C Prevention, Treatment and Care: Guidelines for Australian Custodial Settings|
The health and corrections sectors are committed to working jointly to strengthen the response to emerging public health issues in custodial settings.
|National Guidelines for the Management of People with HIV Who Place Others at Risk|
These Guidelines have been developed by the Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Sub-Committee (BBVSS) of the Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee (APHDPC), to inform, support and harmonise approaches by Australia’s States and Territories to the management of people with HIV who place others at risk of HIV infection.
|Progress Report - Progress with the Implementation of the JETACAR Report - Updated 16 November 2001|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED.
|Guidelines for the early clinical and public health management of meningococcal disease in Australia - Revised Edition 2007|
The aims of the Guidelines are to assist primary care practitioners with the emergency management of cases of suspected invasive meningococcal disease; and to assist public health practitioners with the prevention of further cases after a case of invasive meningococcal disease has been reported.
|AHMPPI policy on antiviral prophylaxis and the implications for pathology and research staff|
This position statement arises from a discussion session on antiviral use for laboratory staff working with H5/Pandemic Influenza A virus at the October 2006 face-to-face meeting of the Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN).
|National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy: Implementations Plan|
The Implementation Plan for the National STIs Strategy 2005-2008 has been developed to assist key stakeholders to progress and monitor activities on sexually transmissible infections across the health sector and should be read in conjunction with the strategy.
|National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008: Implementation Plan|
The Implementation Plan for the National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008 has been developed to assist key stakeholders to progress and monitor activities on hepatitis C across the health sector and should be read in conjunction with the strategy.
|National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Strategy 2005-2008: Implementation Plan|
The Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Strategy 2005-2008 has been developed to assist key stakeholders to progress and monitor activities on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections across the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and should be read in conjunction with the strategy.
|Interim National Guidelines for the Prevention, Management and Control of Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus|
The National Guidelines for the Prevention, Management and Control of vector-borne diseases in Australia are a series of guidelines that describe an Australian strategic approach for an arbovirus outbreak. The aims of the Guidelines are to define the steps in identifying an outbreak of arbovirus disease and detail the appropriate information to enable an effective response. This document contains the guidelines for Murray Valley encephalitis virus.
|Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - March 2013|
This issue contains annual reports on Australia's national notifiable diseases, arboviral diseases and malaria, tuberculosis, and annual Immunisation Coverage Report, plus articles on ß-lactamases in Salmonella enterica isolated in Australia; paralytic shellfish poisoning in South Eastern Tasmania; and increasing notifications of dengue; as well as guidelines on BCG vaccine; and the regular quarterly data reports.
|The National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008|
The National Hepatitis C Strategy provides a foundation for national action that will guide Australia’s response to hepatitis C over the next three years.
|Guidelines for the control of pertussis in Australia - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 1|
The Communicable Diseases Network Australia advises that this first report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series is no longer current.
|Infection control guidelines for the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases in the health care setting, 2004 edition|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED.
|The Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies|
The 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies evaluated two of the key public health strategies in Australia. The Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies addresses the recommendations of the Reviews and outlines Government policy in relation to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and related issues.
|2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies and Strategic Research|
In February 2002, Senator the Hon Kay Patterson, the Commonwealth Minister for Health and Ageing, requested independent reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies to be undertaken concurrently with the quinquennial reviews of the NationalCentres in HIV Research.
|National Strategic Plan for TB control in Australia beyond 2000|
The National Strategic Plan for TB Control in Australia Beyond 2000 was developed by the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee (NTAC) of CDNA as a statement of directions and priorities. It is the result of extensive collaboration between relevant health authorities across the country and consultation with a range of specialist groups.
|Laboratory precautions for samples collected from patients with suspected viral haemorrhagic fevers|
The purpose of these guidelines is to allow the necessary on-site testing for other possible causes of the illness, and other testing required for the immediate and ongoing management of the patient.
|Electronic Information Access Report|
An assessment of access to and use of electronic resources on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and other blood borne viruses
|The National Hepatitis C Resource Manual|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: This manual has been developed as as a concise source of standardised information about hepatitis C to assist health care workers.
|Hepatitis C: Informing Australia's National Response|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Eight papers were commissioned to inform of the development of the National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004. The papers span the areas of: clinical research, epidemiology, social and behavioural research, and virology and basic scientific research. This publication represents the technical core of the policy development process.
|The National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 was launched in June 2000 by the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care. The Strategy has two primary aims to reduce the transmission of hepatitis C in Australia, and to minimise the personal and social impacts of hepatitis C infection.
|The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004: Changes and Challenges|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 builds on an important foundation established under previous HIV/AIDS Strategies - the partnership between and with affected communities, governments at all levels, and medical, scientific and healthcare professionals.
|Framework for an Australian Influenza Pandemic Plan - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 4|
The Plan provides a strategic framework for the detection and management of an influenza pandemic in Australia. It provides a national framework and direction for the development of plans at the State/Territory and local level. This is the fourth report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.
|Hepatitis C: a review of Australia's response|
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The review documents the extent of the problem posed by Hepatitis C - in terms of the prevalence and incidence of infection, the economic costs to Australia, and the social impact of the disease; assesses the performance of the National Hepatitis C Action Plan and the Nationally Coordinated Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Approach; provides a broad analysis of the current national and State- and Territory-level responses to the epidemic; and recommendations on directions and priorities for national action.
|Epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 3|
This report of the epidemiology of Hepatitis C Virus summarises the state of knowledge to the end of 1998. The report is based upon extensive literature reviews and the compilation of a research register that identifies Australian studies. This is the third report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.
|Discussion Document Towards a Fourth National HIV/AIDS Strategy April 1999|
This paper is a discussion document provided for comment and consultation. The development of a fourth National HIV/AIDS Strategy will involve extensive consultation, which will take place around Australia during the second quarter of 1999.
|Building on success 2: towards a national strategy for HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men|
This document outlines priorities for maintaining leadership and partnerships in the continued promotion of HIV/AIDS health initiatives for gay and other homosexually active men. It proposes a change from health education to health promotion and provides strategic direction for future developments. It contains 23 recommendations.
|Building on success 1: a review of gay and other homosexually active men's HIV/AIDS education in Australia|
A national review of HIV/AIDS education for gay and other homosexually active men was conducted by the National Centre for Health Promotion. This document reports the findings of the review and was completed in August 1998
|Building on success 3: the Commonwealth Government response to towards national strategy for HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men|
This document outlines the Government's commitment to maintaining the success of HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men. It provides a response to each of the recommendations in Building on Success 2 and gives details of specific commitments to new projects and initiatives
|Hepatitis C: Information for all Australians|
Information brochure on hepatitis C - what it is, how is it transmitted, how to prevent transmission, symptoms, what you should do if you think you have it, discrimination and support services
|Foodborne Disease: Towards reducing foodborne illness in Australia - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report Series No. 2|
The report identifies gaps in knowledge of foodborne disease and assesses the current trends in epidemiology, leading to recommendations to reduce foodborne disease on a national basis. The report encourages a multi-sector approach to the prevention, surveillance and control of foodborne diseases. This is the second report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.
|Valuing the past ... investing in the future- Evaluation of the National HIV /AIDS Strategy 1993-94 to 1995-96|
The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1993–94 to 1995–96 is Australia’s second National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The first Strategy operated from 1989 to 1993 and was evaluated in 1992. This evaluation report was requested by Federal Cabinet when it agreed to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1993–94 to 1995–96.