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    Buruli ulcer

    The Buruli (Bairnsdale) ulcer is a rare skin disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium ulcerans.

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    Cervical screening test

    The National Cervical Screening Program aims to prevent and detect cervical cancer early through regular cervical screening. The new test is more effective because it detects the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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    Measles

    Measles is a contagious viral illness that causes a skin rash and fever. Please see your GP if you have measles symptoms.

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    Flu vaccination for children

    From May 2018, children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age can have the flu vaccination.

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    Gonorrhoea

    Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmissible infection. Some strains of gonorrhoea are now resistant to many antibiotics.

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    Trichomoniasis

    Trichomoniasis is transmitted through sexual contact with a person who is infected with Trichomonas vaginalis.

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    Syphilis

    Syphilis is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum. It can affect both men and women.

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    Womens sexual and reproductive health

    Call - 1800 My Options - for information on sexual and reproductive health, clinical services, counselling, termination providers and more.

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