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Staying healthy: preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services (5th edition) (2012)

Author

National Health and Medical Research Council

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

National Health and Medical Research Council

 

Description

Staying healthy: preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services provides educators and other staff working in education and care services with simple and effective methods for minimising the spread of disease.

The advice aims to reduce the risk of serious infections and infectious diseases spreading through child care centres to the children's families, the workers and the community.

The advice is presented in six parts:

Please note that this guideline is best practice advice to help anyone caring for children make good decisions for children in their care, and not a new set of rules.

The advice contained within these guidelines is drawn from established guidelines that are regularly updated using the principles of evidence-based medicine.

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National Health and Medical Research Council
Level 1, 16 Marcus Clarke St
GPO Box 1421
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: 1300 0064 672 or (02) 6217 9000
Fax: (02) 6217 9100
Email: nhmrc@nhmrc.gov.au

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