ABOUT THE HOSTS
Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA)
The Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) was established in 1989 as the Communicable Diseases Control Network, as a joint initiative of the National Health and Medical Research Council and Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council.
The Communicable Diseases Network Australia will provide national public health co-ordination and leadership, and support best practice for the prevention and control of communicable diseases.
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Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN)
The Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN) is a collaborative group of laboratories, which have expertise and provide services in public health microbiology in Australia and New Zealand.
The central purpose and role of PHLN is defined as the provision of leadership and consultation in all aspects of public health microbiology and communicable disease control. This is achieved through the continued development of a proactive network of public health laboratories to protect and improve the health of people of Australia.
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Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)
The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) is recognised as the principal non-government organisation for public health in Australia and works to promote the health and well-being of all Australians. The Association seeks better population health outcomes based on prevention, the social determinants of health and equity principles.
PHAA is a national organisation comprising around 1900 individual members and representing over 40 professional groups concerned with the promotion of health at a population level.
Via our conferences, workshops, forums and other member events, we bring together those seeking to debate scientific evidence, policy and program evaluation and options for the further and better development of public health in Australia.
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Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID)
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases is the peak professional body for infectious diseases and microbiology in the region and a key stakeholder for government departments, medical colleges and other societies, including international organisations.
ASID has over 1000 members including Infectious Diseases Physicians, Clinical Microbiologists, Scientists, Infection Control Practitioners, Public Health Physicians, Sexual Health Physicians, Veterinarians and others eminent in the field of infectious diseases. .
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