TITLE

More work is required to reduce sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, James; Nakhla, Andrew; Middleton, Melanie; McDonald, Ann; Guy, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
HIV Australia;Oct2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population continues to be overrepresented in notifications of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) while at the same time maintaining a stable epidemic of HIV. In particular, outer regional and remote communities continue to experience substantially higher rates of STIs. This article details surveillance data related to STIs and HIV recorded for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities for the period 1 January-31 December 2012.
ACCESSION #
91908702

 

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