Topic "Infections" in Somali - total 18 documentsTitle: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination - Information for Patients
Summary: Information about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination to help prevent tuberculosis (TB), including who should have the vaccination and who should not, its advantages and disadvantages, and the side effects.
Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b and Meningococcal C (Hib-MenC)
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free combined Hib and meningococcal C vaccine for protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningococcal group C disease to children at 12 months of age.
Title: Hepatitis A outbreak associated with frozen berries alert
Summary: • Update: This alert has been updated to reflect increased case numbers, and the latest information from the Commonwealth Department of Health, including links to further advice for General Practitioners. Note: This alert is for health professionals.
Title: Hepatitis C - the facts
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, management of infection, availability of treatment, testing and discrimination. Harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs are included.
Title: HIV/AIDS - Your Questions Answered
Summary: Information about HIVAIDS. Includes how it is spread, prevention, symptoms, testing, treatment and contacts for further information and help.
Title: Hygiene and infection control
Summary: Information on immunisation, exclusion of sick children and hand washing.
Title: Important facts about Rubella for the whole community
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: Provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.
Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: The National Immunisation program provides free combined MMRV vaccine for protection against measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox (varicella) to children at 18 months of age.
Title: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents
Summary: The new combination MMRV vaccine protects against four common childhood illnesses in a single vaccine. These illnesses can lead to serious complications such as encephalitis (brain inflammation), meningitis (infection of the tissues surrounding the brain), congenital rubella syndrome (can cause severe malformations in babies born to mothers infected with rubella during pregnancy) and bacterial skin infections (can cause scarring).
Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.
Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of needle and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.
Title: Sexually Transmissible Infections booklet
Summary: Treatment is good/prevention is best
Title: Tuberculosis - I have a positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
Title: Tuberculosis - Information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.
Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.
Title: Tuberculosis - The Facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.
Title: Tuberculosis Treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.
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