J N Hanna

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease in north Queensland, 1995 to 1999
    Dave Harley
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Cairns, QLD
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:44-50. 2002
  2. ncbi Impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination on Hib meningitis in children in Far North Queensland, 1989 to 2003
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:255-7. 2004
  3. ncbi Impact of hepatitis A vaccination of Indigenous children on notifications of hepatitis A in north Queensland
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:482-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Hendra virus infection in a veterinarian
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:562-4. 2006
  5. ncbi Haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with a family cluster of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Population Health Network, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:300-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Melioidosis in north Queensland, 2000-2009
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Cairns Population Health Unit, Tropical Regional Services, Division of the Chief Health Officer, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 34:444-7. 2010
  7. ncbi Dengue in north Queensland, 2002
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:384-9. 2003
  8. ncbi An outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Far North Queensland, 2002
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:24-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Uptake of influenza vaccine among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island adults in north Queensland, 2003
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:80-2. 2004
  10. ncbi The acceptance of three simultaneous vaccine injections recommended at 12 months of age
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:493-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi Epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease in north Queensland, 1995 to 1999
    Dave Harley
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Cairns, QLD
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:44-50. 2002
    ..Compared to the previous 5 years (1990 to 1994) there were far fewer cases of serogroup C disease and a lower incidence and risk of invasive meningococcal disease among indigenous people...
  2. ncbi Impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination on Hib meningitis in children in Far North Queensland, 1989 to 2003
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:255-7. 2004
    ..About 70 cases of Hib meningitis in children were prevented by Hib immunisation in Far North Queensland between 1994 and 2003; possibly as many as five deaths and 12 cases with neurological sequelae were also prevented...
  3. ncbi Impact of hepatitis A vaccination of Indigenous children on notifications of hepatitis A in north Queensland
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:482-5. 2004
    ..To describe the impact of a hepatitis A vaccination program for Indigenous children in north Queensland...
  4. ncbi Hendra virus infection in a veterinarian
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:562-4. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, she remains well 2 years after her initial illness. Recently emerged zoonotic viruses, such as HeV, necessitate appropriate working procedures and personal protective equipment in veterinary practice...
  5. ncbi Haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with a family cluster of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Population Health Network, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:300-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Melioidosis in north Queensland, 2000-2009
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Cairns Population Health Unit, Tropical Regional Services, Division of the Chief Health Officer, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 34:444-7. 2010
    ..The incidences in Indigenous adults were particularly high in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area, Cape York and Mornington Island, whereas for non-indigenous adults there appears to be a higher risk within Townsville city...
  7. ncbi Dengue in north Queensland, 2002
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:384-9. 2003
    ..Investigations during 2002 also included a suspected dengue outbreak in the Torres Strait which proved to be a false alarm, and a number of imported cases of dengue in north Queensland...
  8. ncbi An outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Far North Queensland, 2002
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:24-8. 2004
    ..To describe an outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Far North Queensland in 2002...
  9. ncbi Uptake of influenza vaccine among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island adults in north Queensland, 2003
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:80-2. 2004
    ..There was also a decline in uptake in adults 15-49 years of age in the Townsville HSD...
  10. ncbi The acceptance of three simultaneous vaccine injections recommended at 12 months of age
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:493-6. 2004
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  11. ncbi An assessment of the interval between booster doses of Japanese encephalitis vaccine in the Torres Strait
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:44-7. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the appropriateness of the recommended three-year interval between booster doses of the vaccine...
  12. ncbi The epidemiology of acute rheumatic fever in Indigenous people in north Queensland
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:313-7. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology and features of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) in Indigenous people in north Queensland from mid-1999 to mid-2004...
  13. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease in Indigenous people in north Queensland, 1999-2004
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:118-21. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), and the impact of pneumococcal vaccines on IPD, in Indigenous people in north Queensland...
  14. ncbi Multiple outbreaks of dengue serotype 2 in north Queensland, 2003/04
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:220-5. 2006
    ..To describe the various investigations and responses to multiple outbreaks of dengue serotype 2 that occurred in north Queensland in 2003/04...
  15. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease in Indigenous people in north Queensland: an update, 2005-2007
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Population Health Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:43-6. 2008
    ..To examine trends in invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Indigenous people in north Queensland following the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7vPCV)...
  16. ncbi Dengue in north Queensland, 2005-2008
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Population Health Service, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:198-203. 2009
    ..This review describes some features of the 9 outbreaks of dengue that occurred in north Queensland over the 4 years, 2005-2008...
  17. ncbi Acute rheumatic fever in Indigenous people in North Queensland: some good news at last?
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Cairns Public Health Unit, Tropical Regional Services, Division of the Chief Health Officer, Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:581-4. 2010
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  18. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease in non-Indigenous people in north Queensland, 2001-2009
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Regional Services, Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:392-6. 2010
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  19. ncbi An assessment of the implementation of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccination program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait infants in north Queensland
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:262-6. 2003
    ..A variety of measures are described that have been put in place to attain optimal coverage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants in north Queensland with 7vPCV and to improve timeliness...
  20. ncbi Uptake of influenza vaccine among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island adults in north Queensland, 2002
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:102-4. 2003
    ..There was considerable variation between HSDs, ranging from 159 per cent uptake in the Torres Strait and North Peninsula Area Health Service District to 48.7 per cent in the Cairns HSD...
  21. ncbi A measles outbreak in the Whitsundays, Queensland: the shape of things to come?
    Jeffrey N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit Network, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:589-92. 2002
    ..It is suggested that this pattern of measles outbreaks, with most cases being not preventable because of conscientious objection, will become increasingly recognised in the future...
  22. ncbi An epidemic of dengue 3 in far north Queensland, 1997-1999
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD
    Med J Aust 174:178-82. 2001
    ..To describe an epidemic of dengue type 3 that occurred in far north Queensland in 1997-1999 and its influence on the further development of dengue prevention and control strategies...
  23. ncbi Recognising and responding to outbreaks of hepatitis A associated with child day-care centres
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:525-8. 2001
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  24. ncbi The initial coverage and impact of the pneumococcal and influenza vaccination program for at-risk indigenous adults in Far North Queensland
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:543-6. 2001
    ..To describe the initial coverage and impact of a pneumococcal and influenza vaccination program for at-risk Indigenous adults in Far North Queensland that formally commenced in 1996...
  25. ncbi An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in the Torres Strait, Australia, 1995
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 165:256-60. 1996
    ..To determine the distribution of virus infection during an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in the Torres Strait, and to describe the environmental factors facilitating the outbreak...
  26. ncbi The epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in children in Far North Queensland
    R L Fagan
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Cairns and Pneumococcal Reference Laboratory, Queensland Health Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:571-5. 2001
    ..It will be essential to maintain surveillance following the introduction of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines so as to monitor changes in the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease, particularly in high-risk children...
  27. ncbi Two contiguous outbreaks of dengue type 2 in north Queensland
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 168:221-5. 1998
    ..To investigate two outbreaks of dengue type 2 in north Queensland, one in the Torres Strait beginning in late 1996, the other in a Cairns suburb in early 1997...
  28. ncbi Japanese encephalitis in north Queensland, Australia, 1998
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 170:533-6. 1999
    ..To describe the circumstances of two cases of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in north Queensland in 1998, including one acquired on the Australian mainland...
  29. ncbi The vaccination status of aboriginal and Torres Strait Island children in far north Queensland
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:664-8. 1998
    ..A systematic approach, with a careful understanding of the barriers to routine vaccination and a means of prospectively tracking the vaccination status of each child, will be needed if state and national vaccination goals are to be met...
  30. ncbi The timeliness of notification of clinically suspected cases of dengue imported into north Queensland
    R L Malcolm
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:414-7. 1999
    ..Describe the features the disease and determine the likely duration of viraemia prior to implementating public health measures...
  31. ncbi Fulminant hepatitis A in indigenous children in north Queensland
    J N Hanna
    Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 172:19-21. 2000
    ..As hepatitis A has become a leading infectious cause of death in young Indigenous children in north Queensland, hepatitis A vaccine has recently been introduced into the vaccination schedule for these children...
  32. ncbi The investigation of a 'cluster' of hepatitis B in teenagers from an indigenous community in North Queensland
    R L Malcolm
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:353-5. 2000
    ..Hepatitis B vaccine should have been offered to this cohort of teenagers in a 'catch-up' program during the late 1980s when they were of pre-school age...
  33. ncbi Three fatal pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine failures
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 173:305-7. 2000
    ..Two of the adults were alcoholics and the other had heavy recent alcohol intake. The public health implications, and possible optimal vaccination schedules to minimise vaccine failures, are discussed...
  34. ncbi Enhanced surveillance for meningococcal disease in Queensland in 1999
    J Ward
    Specialised Health Services Queensland TB Control Centre, Locked Bag 66, Coorparoo, Qld Australia 4152
    Commun Dis Intell 24:332-5. 2000
    ..Enhanced surveillance has demonstrated a need to promote the use of pre-hospital parenteral antibiotics by GPs and a need to encourage more timely reporting of cases to health authorities...
  35. ncbi Australian bat lyssavirus infection: a second human case, with a long incubation period
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 172:597-9. 2000
    ..It must be assumed that any bat in Australia could transmit ABL; anyone bitten or scratched by a bat should immediately wash the wounds thoroughly with soap and water and promptly seek medical advice...
  36. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease in north Queensland, 2001
    Susan L Hills
    Communicable Disease Control, Tropical Public Health Unit Townsville, Aitkenvale, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:520-4. 2002
    ..If vaccine recommendations had been adhered to in a timely fashion, two of the cases in children and one third (16) of the cases in adults that occurred in 2001 could potentially have been prevented...
  37. ncbi Melioidosis in northern Australia, 2001-02
    Allen C Cheng
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:272-7. 2003
    ..Despite improvements in recognition and treatment, melioidosis is still associated with a high morbidity and mortality, particularly in Indigenous Australians...