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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00884728




Registration number
NCT00884728
Ethics application status
Date submitted
20/04/2009
Date registered
20/04/2009
Date last updated
20/04/2009

Titles & IDs
Public title
Evaluation of a Regional Healthy Skin Program in Remote Aboriginal Communities of Australia's Northern Territory
Scientific title
East Arnhem Healthy Skin Project: A Regional Collaboration to Reduce Scabies, Skin Sores and Associated Chronic Diseases, Including Rheumatic Fever and Renal Disease, Among Australian Aboriginal Communities
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
41 17May2004
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
EAHSP
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Scabies 0 0
Impetigo 0 0
Pyoderma 0 0
Streptococcal Infections 0 0
Scabies 0 0
Impetigo 0 0
Pyoderma 0 0
Streptococcal Infections 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Infection 0 0 0 0
Other infectious diseases
Skin 0 0 0 0
Dermatological conditions
Skin 0 0 0 0
Other skin conditions

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Indigenous children aged <15 years - Indigenous children aged <15 years within participating communities of the Northern Territory

Indigenous children aged <15 years - Indigenous children aged <15 years within participating communities of the Northern Territory

Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Reduced prevalence of scabies among children in the participating communities from 30% (expected prevalence pre-program) to <10% at least 2 years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [1] 0 0
2 years
Primary outcome [2] 0 0
Reduced prevalence of skin sores among children in the participating communities from 50% (expected prevalence pre-program) to <25% at least 2 years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [2] 0 0
2 years
Primary outcome [3] 0 0
Reduced prevalence of scabies among children in the participating communities from 30% (expected prevalence pre-program) to <10% at least 2 years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [3] 0 0
2 years
Primary outcome [4] 0 0
Reduced prevalence of skin sores among children in the participating communities from 50% (expected prevalence pre-program) to <25% at least 2 years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [4] 0 0
2 years
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Reduced severity of skin sores among children in the participating communities from 40% classified as moderate/severe (expected pre-program) to <15% classified as moderate/severe at least two years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [1] 0 0
2 years
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Reduced severity of skin sores among children in the participating communities from 40% classified as moderate/severe (expected pre-program) to <15% classified as moderate/severe at least two years following the introduction of the program
Timepoint [2] 0 0
2 years

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- All children aged <15 years in the participating communities
Minimum age
No limit
Maximum age
15 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- None

Study design
Purpose
Duration
Selection
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NT
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Menzies School of Health Research - Casuarina
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
0811 - Casuarina

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
Menzies School of Health Research
Address
Country
Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Other
Name [1] 0 0
University of Melbourne
Address [1] 0 0
Country [1] 0 0
Other collaborator category [2] 0 0
Other
Name [2] 0 0
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Address [2] 0 0
Country [2] 0 0
Other collaborator category [3] 0 0
Other
Name [3] 0 0
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health
Address [3] 0 0
Country [3] 0 0
Other collaborator category [4] 0 0
Other
Name [4] 0 0
University of Melbourne
Address [4] 0 0
Country [4] 0 0
Other collaborator category [5] 0 0
Other
Name [5] 0 0
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Address [5] 0 0
Country [5] 0 0
Other collaborator category [6] 0 0
Other
Name [6] 0 0
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health
Address [6] 0 0
Country [6] 0 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a coordinated regional approach to healthy
skin programs in six remote Aboriginal communities can demonstrate, not only a reduction in
the burden of scabies and streptococcal skin sores, but also broad health benefits, including
primary prevention of some chronic diseases that occur at particularly high rates in
Australian Aboriginal communities.

The primary objectives of the Program are:

- Demonstrate a reduction in scabies and skin sores on a regional basis

- Demonstrate the broader public health effects of Healthy Skin Programs, particularly
those relating to chronic diseases such as rheumatic fever and renal diseases

- Build on the existing Indigenous capacity by assisting in the development of new
knowledge and skills to improve the health and well being of Indigenous communities

- Establish the feasibility of incorporating Healthy Skin Programs into existing health
service delivery
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00884728
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Ross M Andrews, PhD
Address 0 0
Menzies School of Health Research
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications