Topics: Disease control

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Notifiable diseases in Indigenous Australians in the NT: are we closing the gap?

Di Palma M, Krause V (2015) Notifiable diseases in Indigenous Australians in the NT: are we closing the gap? Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 22: (1-6)


Healthy Skin Program: guidelines for community control of scabies, skin sores, tinea and crusted scabies in the Northern Territory [3rd ed.]

Centre for Disease Control (2015) Healthy Skin Program: guidelines for community control of scabies, skin sores, tinea and crusted scabies in the Northern Territory [3rd ed.] Darwin: Northern Territory Department of Health These guidelines provide information and advice on the diagnosis, treatment and control of scabies, skin sores and crusted scabies.


A sexual health quality improvement program (SHIMMER) triples chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing rates among young people attending Aboriginal primary health care services in Australia

Graham S, Guy R, Wand H, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Knox J, McCowen D, Bullen P, Booker J, O’Brien C, Garrett K, Ward J (2015) A sexual health quality improvement program (SHIMMER) triples chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing rates among young people attending Aboriginal primary health care services in Australia BMC Infectious Diseases; 15: 371 Retrieved […]


Identifying rheumatic heart disease patients requiring secondary prophylaxis in the hospital setting

Khuffash R, Brady S (2015) Identifying rheumatic heart disease patients requiring secondary prophylaxis in the hospital setting Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 22: (14-19)


Owned dog and cat populations in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory: a retrospective study

Burleigh A, McMahon S, Kiely S (2015) Owned dog and cat populations in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory: a retrospective study Australian Veterinary Journal; 93: (145-150)


Sexual risk and healthcare seeking behaviour in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in North Queensland

Scott R, Foster R, Oliver LN, Olsen A, Mooney-Somers J, Mathers B, Micallef JM, Kaldor J, Maher L (2014) Sexual risk and healthcare seeking behaviour in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in North Queensland Sexual Health; Online early: ()


Causation factors in relation to vulvar cancer for Indigenous women in East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: qualitative insights from the community

McGrath P, Rawson N (2014) Causation factors in relation to vulvar cancer for Indigenous women in East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: qualitative insights from the community Austral-Asian Journal of Cancer; 13: (99-106)


Could point-of-care testing be effective for reducing the prevalence of trichomoniasis in remote Aboriginal communities?

Hui BB, Ward J, Causer L, Guy RC, Law MG, Regan DG (2014) Could point-of-care testing be effective for reducing the prevalence of trichomoniasis in remote Aboriginal communities? Sexual Health; Online Early: () View abstract: Could point-of-care testing be effective for reducing the prevalence of trichomoniasis in remote Aboriginal communities? View website: Sexual Health


Epidemiology of gonorrhoea notifications in Australia, 2007–12

Roberts-Witteveen A, Pennington K, Higgins N, Lang C, Lahra M, Waddell R, Kaldor J (2014) Epidemiology of gonorrhoea notifications in Australia, 2007–12 sexual health; online early: ()


‘Jumping around’: exploring young women’s behaviour and knowledge in relation to sexual health in a remote Aboriginal Australian community

Ireland S, Narjic CW, Belton S, Saggers S, McGrath A (2014) ‘Jumping around’: exploring young women’s behaviour and knowledge in relation to sexual health in a remote Aboriginal Australian community Culture, Health & Sexuality; Latest Articles: ()


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