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‘Catching chlamydia’: combining cash incentives and community pharmacy access for increased chlamydia screening, the view of young people

Parker, Rhian M.; Bell, Allison; Currie, Marian J.; Deeks, Louise S.; Cooper, Gabrielle; Martin, Sarah J.; Del Rosario, Rendry; Hocking, Jane S.; Bowden, Francis J.


In Australia and elsewhere, chlamydia screening rates for those aged between 16 and 30 years continue to be low. Innovative, age-appropriate approaches are necessary to increase chlamydia screening among this target group to prevent short- and long-term consequences of the infection such as pelvic inflammatory disease, chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy and infertility. Studies have demonstrated that offering chlamydia screening in community pharmacies may be a useful adjunct to current...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Primary Health
DOI: 10.1071/PY12135


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