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Title STD control in remote Aboriginal communities : a manual for clinic workers / Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Health and Aged Care
Published Canberra : Publications Production Unit, Commonwealth Dept. of Health and Aged Care, 1999

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 W'PONDS  616.951 Aus/Sci  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 190 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. A checklist for STD control activities -- 3. Mapping the problem -- 4. Requirements for STD control -- 4.1. Adequate access to primary health care -- 4.2. Population registers -- 4.3. Standard treatment protocols and clinical care guidelines -- 4.4. Clinic design, equipment and drug availability -- 4.5. Clinic staff -- 4.6. Regional forums -- 4.7. Keeping up with the rest of the world (or how to avoid reinventing the wheel) -- 5. Single issue strategies versus a comprehensive strategy -- 6. Program planning, management and accountability -- 7. Targeting resources for maximum effect: working with the high risk groups -- 7.1. The May Anderson equation -- 7.2. Core transmission theory -- 8. Clinical services: improving the diagnosis and treatment of STDs -- 8.1. Using the best tests available -- 8.2. Informed consent and informed refusal -- 8.3. Privacy and confidentiality -- 8.4. Improving the quality of our STD control work: things to watch for -- 8.5. Contact tracing -- 8.6. Syphilis registers -- 8.7. Screening for STDs -- 8.8. Sticky labels and treatment protocols: practical aspects of running a community wide STD screen -- 8.9. Reducing the risk of needle stick injury (NSI) -- 8.10. Needlestick and blood accident protocol -- 8.11. HIV testing -- 9. Health hardware -- 9.1. Making condoms an easy choice -- 9.2. Clean needles -- 9.3. Single use equipment for men's ceremonies -- 10. Health promotion -- 10.1. Primary prevention: activities which promote behaviour change -- 10.2. Secondary prevention: activities which increase people's use of existing STD services for diagnosis and treatment -- 10.3. Tertiary prevention: activities which focus on people with STDs -- 11. Training -- 12. Research -- 13. Data collection (surveillance) -- 14. Monitoring and evaluation.ealing -- ch. 4
Summary Written as a resource for Aboriginal community controlled health services and primary health care organisations; presents a comprehensive STD control and HIV prevention program that was developed and implemented by the Nganampa Health Council; appendices include 'The national Indigenous Australian's sexual health strategy, 1996-97 to 1998-99' and copies of relevant articles from the literaure
Notes Publication approval number : 2511
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190)
Notes Also available electronically on the WWW
Commonwealth of Australia 1999
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Services for -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Services for.
HIV infections -- Australia -- Prevention.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Australia -- Prevention.
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Australia.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Australia.
Australia.
Author Miller, Penny (Penelope Jane)
Australia. Department of Health and Aged Care. Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
ISBN 0642393842
Other Titles Sexually transmitted disease control in remote Aboriginal communities