Infectious Diseases

Recommendations for Comprehensive Post-Arrival Health Assessment for people from Refugee-like backgrounds (2016 Ed) – Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) and Refugee Health Network of Australia Refugee Health Guidelines

These pages includes resources and guidelines for health practitioners and resources for patients.

HIV

Referral points

ASHM – Information for clinicians about HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections – prevention, testing, diagnosis and management. Visit website.

Australian Federation of of AIDS Organsiations (AFAO)  has information about HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) See the PrEP Fact Sheet here.

ASHM Testing Portal provides National Testing Policies targeted toward health professionals ordering HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B tests and receiving, interpreting and delivering results to patients. More here.

Watch a recorded session of the clinical education session ‘HIV Management and Refugee Health’ (July, 2019) here.

Community perspectives on Infectious Diseases: Refugee Health (video 4 mins)

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