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2014 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2014) Prisoner health services in Australia 2012. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Daley GM, Russell DB, Tabrizi SN, Twin J, McBride WJH (2014) Mycoplasma genitalium and its resistance to azithromycin in incarcerated men from Far North Queensland. Sexual Health; 11(6): 587-589 Reekie JM, Levy MH, Richards AH, Wake CJ, Siddall DA, Beasley HM, Kumar S, Butler TG (2014) Trends in HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevalence among Australian prisoners - 2004, 2007, 2010. Medical Journal of Australia; 200(5): 277-280 2013 Butler T, Richters J, Yap L, Donovan B (2013) Condoms for prisoners: no evidence that they increase sex in prison, but they increase safe sex. Sexually Transmitted Infections; 89(5): 377-379 Human Rights & Discrimination Commissioner (2013) Legal issues in Australian public health: a series of 7 papers on the impacts of discrimination and criminalisation on public health approaches to blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections. Canberra: ACT Human Rights Commission A global systematic review of hepatitis C virus in prisons and other closed settings (2013) Larney S, Kopinski H, Beckwith C, Zaller N, Jarlais DD, Hagan H, Rich J, van den Bergh B, Degenhardt L Post JJ, Arain A, Lloyd AR (2013) Enhancing assessment and treatment of hepatitis C in the custodial setting. Clinical Infectious Diseases; 57(Suppl 2): S70-S74 Post JJ, Lloyd AR, Monkley D (2013) Treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous inmates with hepatitis C in New South Wales prisons [letter]. Medical Journal of Australia; 199(7): 464 Su J, Broadfoot J (2013) Sero-prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibody among prisoners in the Northern Territory, 2003-2006. Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 20(3): 15-20 Warhaft G (2013) Hepatitis C: part of the punishment?. Of Substance; 11(3): 22-25 2012 Guthrie JA, Lokuge KM, Levy MH (2012) Influenza control can be achieved in a custodial setting: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and 2011 in an Australian prison. Public Health; 126(12): 1032–1037 2011 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011) The health of Australia's prisoners 2010. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Butler T, Lim D, Callander D (2011) National prison entrants' bloodborne virus and risk behaviour survey report 2004, 2007, and 2010: prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV, and risk behaviours among Australian prison entrants: national report. Sydney: Kirby Institute
Links View report: National prison entrants’ bloodborne virus and risk behaviour survey report 2004, 2007, and 2010: prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV, and risk behaviours among Australian prison entrants: national report (PDF - 1.8 MB) View information: National prison entrants’ bloodborne virus and risk behaviour survey report 2004, 2007, and 2010: prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV, and risk behaviours among Australian prison entrants: national report View website: Kirby Institute Harrod ME, Ward J, Graham S, Butler T (2011) Australian prisons: the key to closing the gap and ensuring HIV remains low in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. HIV Australia; 9(1): 17-19 Moore M, Walker M (2011) Balancing access and safety: meeting the challenge of blood borne viruses in prison. Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs Ward J, Graham S (2011) Summary of data from the 'Bloodborne viral and sexually transmitted infection in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: surveillance and evaluation report, 2010'. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 35(2): 24-25 Watkins RE, Mak DB, Connelly C (2011) Identifying high risk groups for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses upon admission to prison in Western Australia. Rural and Remote Health; 11: 1621 Retrieved 16 March 2011 from http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_1621.pdf 2010 Awofeso N (2010) Prisons as social determinants of hepatitis C virus and tuberculosis infections. Public Health Reports; 125(Suppl 4): 25–33 Boonwaat L, Haber PS, Levy MH, Lloyd AR (2010) Establishment of a successful assessment and treatment service for Australian prison inmates with chronic hepatitis C. Medical Journal of Australia; 192(9): 496-500 Indig D, McEntyre E, Page J, Ross B (2010) 2009 NSW inmate health survey: Aboriginal health report. Sydney: Justice Health Kwan K, Mak D, Giele C, Bastian L, Bevan J, Greville H, Lilley G (2010) The epidemiology of notifiable sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in Western Australia 2008. Perth, WA: Public Health, Western Australia Larney S (2010) Does opioid substitution treatment in prisons reduce injecting-related HIV risk behaviours? A systematic review. Addiction; 105(2): 216 - 223 Resnick I, Brener L (2010) Hepatitis C and the Aboriginal population. Sydney: National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales Templeton DJ, Tyson BA, Meharg JP, Habgood KE, Bullen PM, Malek S, McLean R (2010) Aboriginal health worker screening for sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses in a rural Australian juvenile correctional facility. Sexual Health; 7(1): 44-48 Teutsch S, Luciani F, Scheuer N, McCredie L, Hosseiny P, Rawlinson W, Kaldor J, Dore GJ, Dolan K, French R, Lloyd A, Haber P, Levy M (2010) Incidence of primary hepatitis C infection and risk factors for transmission in an Australian prisoner cohort. BMC Public Health; 10: 633 Retrieved 22 October 2010 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-633 2009 Awofeso N (2009) Updating the hepatitis C infection risk reduction hierarchy in prison settings. Australasian Journal of Correctional Staff Development; 1(March): Miller ER, Bi P, Ryan P (2009) Hepatitis C virus infection in South Australian prisoners: seroprevalence, seroconversion, and risk factors. International Society for Infectious Diseases; 13(2): 201-208 Watkins RE, Mak DB, Connelly C (2009) Testing for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses on admission to Western Australian prisons. BMC Public Health; (9): 385 Retrieved 13 October 2009 from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-9-385.pdf 2008 Awofeso N (2008) Measuring and evaluating the quality of hepatitis B vaccination programs in prison settings. Australasian Journal of Correctional Staff Development; 2(December): Butler T, Papanastasiou C (2008) National prison entrants' bloodborne virus and risk behaviour survey report 2004 and 2007. Perth, WA: National Drug Research Institute National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (2008) Bloodborne viral and sexually transmitted infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: surveillance report 2008. Sydney: National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research Prisons Working Group of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on AIDS Sexual Health and Hepatitis (2008) Hepatitis C prevention, treatment, and care: guidelines for Australian custodial settings. Canberra: Hepatitis C Council of NSW
This document presents evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, treatment and care of hepatitis C in custodial settings. It has been developed by the Prisons Working Group of the Hepatitis C Subcommittee of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on AIDS, Sexual Health and Hepatitis (MACASHH). The guiding principles for this document have been adopted from the National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract RGBatey, TJones, CMcallister (2008) Prisons and HCV: a review and a report on an experience in New South Wales Australia. International Journal of Prisoner Health; 4(3): 156-163 Richters J, Butler T, Yap L, Kirkwood K, Grant L, Smith AMA, Schneider K, Donovan B (2008) Sexual health and behaviour of New South Wales prisoners. Sydney: School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales Van der Poorten D, Kenny D, George J (2008) Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders. Medical Journal of Australia; 188(10): 610-614 Vescio MF, Longo B, Babudieri S, Starnini G, Carbonara S, Rezza G, Monarca R (2008) Correlates of hepatitis C virus seropositivity in prison inmates: a meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health; 62(4): 305-313
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