Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Resources and Fact Sheets

This page contains an A to Z listing of links to fact sheets and other resources relating to health emergencies.

Page last updated: 04 January 2012

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Anthrax Guidelines for Preparedness, Response and Management Following the Deliberate Release of Bacillus anthracis

Australian Chief Medical Officer

Australian Clinical Guidelines for Radiological Emergencies - September 2012

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) Fact Sheet

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)

Australian Immunisation Handbook 9th edition 2008

Avian Influenza web page


Biological Agents that could be used in a terrorist event - an overview


CBR: Health Aspects of CBR Hazards (Emergency Management Australia website)

CBR: National CBRN Security Strategy

CBR Agents (US CDC website)

Centres for Disease Control (USA)

Chemical Guidelines: Australian Clinical Guidelines for Acute Exposures to Chemical Agents of Health Concern: A Guide for the Emergency Department Staff

Chief Medical Officer

Child Care - Preventing Infectious Diseases in Child Care - Third edition

COAG Review of Biological Agents

Communicable Diseases Information

Communicable Diseases Intelligence

Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA)

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Disaster Response: Australian Government Disaster Response Plan (COMDISPLAN)

Disease Fact Sheets

Disease Surveillance - National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) Fact Sheet


Emergo Train System

Environmental Health: Responding to Environmental Health Incidents - Community Involvement Handbook


Food Standards Australian New Zealand (FSANZ)


HealthMap: Global Disease Alert Map

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Immunisation - Australian Immunisation Handbook 9th Edition (NHMRC)

Immunise Australia website

Infection Control Guidelines (Australia)

Infection Control in Health Care Facilities (US CDC Guidelines)

Influenza: Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (2009)

Infrastructure: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Infrastructure: Critical Infrastructure Protection and the Trusted Information


Mental Health: IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

Mental Health: IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings - Poster


National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre

National Emergency Medicines Stockpile Fact Sheet

National Health Security Act 2007

National Incident Room Fact Sheet

National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS)


Office of Chemical Safety (OCS)


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Personal Protective Equipment

Public Health Information Line

Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN)


Quarantine - Human Quarantine and Travel Health


Radiation Event Medical Management: Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Care Providers


SARS - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS - Guidelines and Protocols

Smallpox Guidelines: Guidelines for Smallpox Outbreaks, Preparedness, Response and Management

State and Territory Health Department Communicable Disease Contacts (for use by practitioners only)


Terrorism: Australian Government National Security Information for Individuals

Terrorism: Global Incident Map (requires login and password)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Fact Sheet

Travel recommendations


Vaccine Preventable Diseases Fact Sheet


Weather: Bureau of Meteorology

World Health Organization (WHO)


Yellow Fever Fact Sheet

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