Infection Prevention & Public Health

Lucy Hughson1 1Public Health Services, Department of Health, Tasmania, lucy.hughson@health.tas.gov.au   From 2007 to 2016 Tasmania averaged around 4 cases of Invasive Meningococcal Diseases (IMD) notified to Public Health Services (PHS) annually. In 2017 Tasmania funded a Meningococcal ACWY immunisation...
  • November 3, 2019
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Clare Huppatz1, Jodie Bennett2 and Robyn Gibbs1 1Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health 2WA Country Health Service, Pilbara In Australia, outbreaks of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) have become more frequent. Western Australia (WA) has experienced several IMD outbreaks in...
  • October 1, 2019
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Bowen AC1, May P2, Tong S, Currie B3, Andrews R3, Prince S3, Couzos S3, Schofield L3, Carapetis JR3   Background and aim: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in remote communities of Australia have the unenviable position as world...
  • September 4, 2019
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Ms Donna Cameron1,2, Ms Marion Easton2, Dr Annaliese van Diemen2, Ms Courtney Lane1, Ms Francesca Azzato3, A/Prof Caroline Marshall4, Ms Elizabeth Orr4, A/Prof Leon Worth5,6, Prof Monica Slavin4,5, Ms Jennifer Breen5, Ms Susan Harper5, A/Prof Deborah Williamson1,3 1Microbiological Diagnostic Unit...
  • August 4, 2019
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