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Communicable diseases

Genevieve Whitlam, Mitchell Smith and Ben Marais give an overview of refugee health issues; Damien Cordery discusses healthcare-associated infections; Simon Willcox and Catriona Furlong look at the evidence of locally acquired hepatitis E in NSW; Brooke Shepherd, Dr Tony Merritt and Dr Paul Douglas discuss tuberculosis; and Dr Nathan Saul and Sonya Nicholl describe the NSW antenatal pertussis vaccination program.
Environmental health

Environmental health

Dr Ben Scalley gives an overview of the health risk of asbestos.

Notes from the field

Santo Cannata from South Eastern Sydney Public Health Unit talks about his career as an Environmental Health Officer.

Other news

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NSW health protection network staff contributed to a number of publications.

Previous editions

April 2014 - Measles
May 2014 - Influenza, MERS, BBV
June 2014 - Year in Review 1 - Communicable Disease
July 2014 - Year in Review 2 - Environmental Health
August 2014 - Ebola, STEC, Traffic related air pollution
September 2014 - Impact of lab testing rates, Prison Health, Woodsmoke
December 2014 - School Vaccination Program, Ebola, Infections in child care, Tobacco related hazards
May 2015 – MERS, Immunisation rates, changes in public health
September 2015 - 2014 Year in review
Current as at: Monday 26 September 2016
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