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This guideline, produced by One Disease, aims to guide clinical and community staff working with Indigenous children who have scabies.
Managing households with recurrent scabies provides strategies to break the cycle of recurrent infections, with a specific focus on the household, based on the CARPA Standard Treatment Manual 6th ed., using a case management approach. Time spent on individual early case management of children and households can lead to improved outcomes, interruption of transmission and reduced workload for clinics in the long run.
The resource is split into five sections:
The resource was produced as part of One Disease's scabies elimination program, the East Arnhem scabies control program.
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The East Arnhem scabies control program aims to eliminate crusted scabies and scabies as public health issues in East Arnhem Land.