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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331023
Description: Background: Improving timely immunisation is key to closing the inequitable gap in immunisation rates between Aboriginal children and non-Indigenous children. Aboriginal Immunisation Officers were emp... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1061817
Description: Background: Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) infects a number of flying fox and insectivorous bats species in Australia. Human infection with ABLV is inevitably fatal unless prior vaccination and/or p... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1047245
Description: Background: The setting for this analysis is the low tuberculosis (TB) incidence state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Local level analysis of TB epidemiology in people from high incidence countr... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1047569
Description: Background: Australia uses acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance to monitor its polio-free status. The World Health Organization criterion for a sensitive AFP surveillance system is the annual de... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1062405
Description: Background: Australia uses acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance to monitor its polio-free status. The World Health Organization criterion for a sensitive AFP surveillance system is the annual de... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1308456
Description: Cryptosporidium is an enteric parasite of public health significance that causes diarrhoeal illness through faecal oral contamination and via water. Zoonotic transmission is difficult to determ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1066869
Description: Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of children less than 12 months of age presenting to Hunter New England (HNE) emergency departments (EDs) during 2009 who were overdue for im... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1050378
Description: Background: The “Staying Healthy in Child Care” Australian guidelines provide for illness and disease exclusions and encourage vaccination of staff in child care settings, however these requirements a... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/939603
Description: Objectives: To develop culturally appropriate and effective strategies to reduce the risk from pandemic influenza (H1N109) in rural and remote Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communit... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/939607
Description: The aim of this work was to determine the feasibility of improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status recording for notifiable diseases using all Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) notifica... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1054267
Description: The World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region has established specific measles elimination surveillance indicators. There has been concern in Australia that these indicators may be too st... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/939887
Description: Objective: To describe the experience of engaging senior clinical nurses as surge staff in a pandemic public health response and determine the effect of an on‑line training package and exercise partic... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/939627
Description: Objectives: The internationally recommended tuberculosis (TB) control strategy, Directly Observed Treatment, Short course (DOTS) was implemented in most Pacific Island countries and territories during... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/932918
Description: Communicable disease monitoring and response activities must be based upon local public health surveillance systems, even during infectious disease emergence, natural disasters, and during bioterroris... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/929584
Description: A multi-agency investigation followed the notification of four locally acquired human brucellosis cases in north-west NSW. Feral pig hunting within a geographically discrete region was identified as t... More
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