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The First National Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Research Strategy 2021-2025

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The Australian Government Department of Health,  July 2021 The First National Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) Research Strategy (the Strategy) will ensure that future funded research activities best align with the priorities of the BBV and STI research agenda and support measurable progress towards the goals and targets of the five National BBV and STI...

Can hepatitis C be transmitted to a foetus?

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Medical News Today,  Medically reviewed by Carolyn Kay M.D. & Written by Zia Sherrell MPH, May 13, 2021 The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can transmit to a fetus during pregnancy, but the risk of this happening is low. And if the transmission occurs, the baby’s immune system may clear the virus on its own. If the baby’s immune system does not clear the virus, there are safe and effective treatments...

BBV/STI Glossary – Simple definitions in English for interpreters, translators, and workers in a health setting

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Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health, 2020 The BBV/STI Glossary is a resource for interpreters, translators and others who work in a health setting. It offers an extensive list of English terms related to sexual health and blood-borne viruses (such as hepatitis), with easy to understand definitions. This is a joint project of the following individuals and agencies: Suzanne Lau-Gooey...

New website to improve evidence base on Indigenous mental health and suicide prevention

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AIHW, 14 Jul 2021 The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has today released a new website, the Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Clearinghouse. Established in response to the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan, the Clearinghouse is a repository of up-to-date information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ wellbeing, mental...

Guide on Co-Design with People Living with Disability

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Purple Orange, July 2021 Co-design is a simple way of involving people in the community in decision making processes. There are many benefits to co-design and it can be used in a wide range of circumstances.  The Purple Orange Co-Design Guide provides practical tips and advice on how co-design can be used effectively in the disability context. Click here to download the Purple Orange Co-Design...

Using social networking sites to recruit participants: sexual health, knowledge, and behaviour of young South Australians

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Using social networking sites to recruit participants: methods of an online survey of sexual health, knowledge and behaviour of young South Australians. Stephen Harfield, Salenna Elliott, Liam Ramsey, Tambri Housen, James Ward (2021). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Abstract Objective: To describe the methods of recruitment and demographic results of an online sexual health...

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