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STI & BBV Testing Tool for GPs in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

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NSW Health, May 2016 The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) and the NSW STI Programs Unit (NSW STIPU) have released a new resource for GPs and other professionals in NSW working with Aboriginal people around sexual health. The tool includes information on when to consider STI and blood borne virus testing, as well as information on contact tracing. Download tool...

Evidence Check Review for STI Interventions

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Sax Institute for the Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health, October 2015 This Evidence Check Review reports on the effectiveness of interventions which aim to reduce the transmission of three Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis. This rapid review was commissioned by the Centre for Population Health, New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at the Kirby Institute 2015

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Kirby Institute, July 2015 In celebration of NAIDOC week, the Kirby Institute has a created a booklet which showcases their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research. Aboriginal people are one of the priority populations for research conducted at the Kirby Institute. The Kirby Institute manages a range of Aboriginal research and surveillance projects including viral hepatitis and STI...

Chlamydia among Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people …

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BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:285  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-285 Abstract: Background Chlamydia infections are notified at much higher rates in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people compared to non-Indigenous people. The Australian Collaboration Chlamydia Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance System (ACCESS) was established to complement population-based surveillance. Methods We...

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