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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 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.
|National Hepatitis C Testing Policy May 2007|
The National Hepatitis C Testing Policy has been developed as a concise source of standardised currently available information to assist government, health professionals, industry, people living with hepatitis C, and the community in general, about matters associated with hepatitis C testing.
|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.
|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.
|Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults|
These guidelines for adults are the result of a comprehensive assessment of the current scientific evidence. They provide detailed evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing overweight and obesity in Australia. They also highlight important health concerns associated with overweight and obesity and, through the provision of clinical practice information for at-risk groups, aim to improve health outcomes for people with conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers. The evidence has been reviewed in detail up to January 2002.
|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.
|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.
|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