Category Archives: Pacific nations

STIs in the Pacific and elsewhere: some essential research papers to review

Most of these have free text available via the PUBMED link and come from projects lead by PNGIMR and the Kirby Institute.  Remember as well to use the WHO STI Laboratory Manual as your microbiological study reference for these diseases … Continue reading

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Infection control guidelines – Pacific Nations

PPHSN Infection Prevention and  Control Guidelines –  2010  These are likely to be updated before too long.  They are produced by PICNet – Pacific regional Infection Control Network. Updated PNG Infection Control Guidelines are expected soon.

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Blood transfusion standards and resources – Australia

There has been much effort to rationalise the use of blood products and ensure patient safety. The current Australian national standard is available here and perhaps serves as a useful guide for countries like Nepal, PNG and the other nations … Continue reading

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