Communique from the Collaborative Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type-1 Forum – August 2018
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The Collaborative Forum on HTLV-1 met in Alice Springs on 28 and 29 August 2018. The forum was convened by the Central Australian Academic Health Sciences Centre and the Australian Government Chief Medical Officer. The forum included:
- Aboriginal leaders
- community and patient representatives
- representatives from Aboriginal community-controlled health services
- public health officials
- representatives from Commonwealth and state and territory health departments.
The forum reaffirmed the importance of Aboriginal leadership in this process, issuing this statement.
See also the forum's summary outcomes.