Group B Streptococcal Disease, Neonatal (Group B strep)

Neonatal group B streptococcal disease is caused by the bacteria group B streptococcus (also known as Streptococcus agalactiae). It can sometimes be found in the genital tract of healthy woman and can be passed to the baby during childbirth. It can cause sepsis (blood poisoning), pneumonia and sometimes meningitis in newborn infants.

 

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PHO Rounds: Visiting Speaker - Integrating Healthy Eating and Mental Health Promotion into Public Health Practice

The presentation highlights current best practices and systems approaches, examples of comprehensive strategies that foster both healthy eating and mental health promotion that are applicable to public health practice.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019