Tony Falconer

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OBJECTIVE To compare the health of Queensland women prisoners with that of community women using the target areas of public health promotion identified by Health Determinants Queensland as a framework. METHODS Data from the Queensland Women Prisoners' Health Survey was compared with published community data in each of the target areas. RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and associated risk factors among prison entrants at seven Australian prisons across four States. DESIGN Consecutive cross-sectional design. Voluntary confidential testing of all prison entrants for serological markers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B (HBV)(More)
Skilled birth attendance (SBA) and essential obstetric care (EOC) are key strategies for reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity globally. Lack of adequately trained competent staff is a key barrier to achieving this. We assessed the effectiveness of a new package of 'Life Saving Skills - Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care Training' (LSS-EOC(More)
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