Nossal Institute for Global Health - Research Publications
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Developing Health Promotion Interventions on Social Networking Sites: Recommendations from The FaceSpace Project
(Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2012)
Safer injections, fewer infections: injection safety in rural north India
(BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, 2005-05-01)
BACKGROUND: Unsafe injection practices result in a substantial burden of preventable blood-borne viral disease (BBV). The reasons are complex and include structural, economic and socio-cultural factors. OBJECTIVE: To ...
Compliance with universal/standard precautions among health care workers in rural north India
(MOSBY, INC, 2005-02-01)
BACKGROUND: Universal Precautions (UPs) and more recently Standard Precautions have been widely promoted in high-income countries to protect health care workers (HCWs) from occupational exposure to blood and the consequent ...
Unsafe injections in low-income country health settings: need for injection safety promotion to prevent the spread of blood-borne viruses
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2004-03-01)
Injections are one of the most frequently used medical procedures. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 12 billion injections are given annually, 5% of which are administered for immunization and 95% for ...
High burden of hepatitis C & HIV co-infection among people who inject drugs in Manipur, Northeast India
(MEDKNOW PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA PVT LTD, 2016-03-01)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: It is well documented that the Northeast state of Manipur in India has been dealing with the dual problems of injecting drug use and HIV for the last two decades, but the hepatitis C problem has ...
A pilot study of the quality of informed consent materials for Aboriginal participants in clinical trials
(B M J PUBLISHING GROUP, 2005-08-01)
OBJECTIVE: To pilot informed consent materials developed for Aboriginal parents in a vaccine trial, and evaluate their design and the informed consent process. METHODS: Cross sectional quantitative and qualitative survey ...
The Returns from Investing in Water Markets in Australia
(Academic Press, 2016)
The Handbook of Environmental Sustainability Finance summarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications.
Injecting drug use in Manipur and Nagaland, Northeast India: injecting and sexual risk behaviours across age groups
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-10-13)
BACKGROUND: There is an HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Manipur and Nagaland, Northeast India. Approximately one-third of PWID across these two states are aged below 25 years, yet until now there has ...
Undiagnosed HIV among people who inject drugs in Manipur, India
(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2015-03-04)
Manipur is a geographically isolated state of India characterised by a high HIV prevalence among people who inject drugs (PWID). A low-to-moderate lifetime rate of HIV testing has been documented amongst PWID in Manipur. ...