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Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents
Eradication and Elimination Goals and Targets for Communicable Diseases: A Global Systematic Review
The World Health Organization (WHO) has targeted several communicable diseases for eradication, elimination and disease control. Ambiguities around the true objectives of these goals may lead countries to prematurely believe that they have eliminated a disease and to reduction in funds from donors and policy makers. We conducted a global systematic review on eradication and elimination documents produced by international organisations, primarily the WHO. The finding will assist in paving the way toward a standardised approach to communicate and develop elimination goals in the future.
Defining Elimination of Genital Warts in Australia: A Modified Delphi Study
Australia being a global leader in HPV vaccine implementation, and in demonstrating vaccine impact, would likely to be the first country to reach elimination of genitals warts. However, there was no agreed-upon elimination definition for genital warts. We conducted a modified Delphi study to define genital warts elimination in the Australian context.