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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and blood-borne viruses

Posted on: 5 August, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 3, July 2013 - September 2013
Related to Hepatitis HIV/AIDS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (2013)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and blood-borne viruses
Sydney: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine

This booklet has been developed to provide Aboriginal Health Workers with information on blood-borne viruses. Specifically, the booklet contains information on hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), covering topics such as:

  • transmission
  • infection control procedures
  • how to convey test results
  • vaccination
  • testing
  • treatment.

Also included in the booklet is information on other resources and support available, as well as the contact information of relevant organisations. The booklet is appropriate for Aboriginal Health Workers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners who work in both clinical and non-clinical roles.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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