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A-Z of Public Health Topics

An A to Z listing of public health topics relevant to the work of the Western Public Health Unit (WPHU). Find the health information you need, from Buruli ulcer to Influenza.

If the public health topic you are looking for is not listed, please refer to the Better Health Channel's A-Z of health information.

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Buruli ulcer

Buruli ulcer is an infection of skin and soft tissue caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium ulcerans. The disease is spreading into new geographical areas including suburbs in the Western Public Health Unit catchment.

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Mosquito-borne diseases

Mosquitoes can carry a range of diseases that can be passed on to humans when they bite. The best protection against mosquitoes and the diseases they carry is to avoid mosquito bites. Learn how to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases.

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