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HIV & the Law: updated content from ASHM

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Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, 2019 The NEW Guide to Australian HIV Laws and Policies for Healthcare Professionals includes two new sections on Mandatory Testing for HIV and My Health Record. This resource aims to provide health care workers with information on legal and ethical responsibilities under various laws and regulations related to human...

‘Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health’ Program: Country South Australia

SHINE SA, March 2019 With rising national rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and in particular chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis, it’s important that SHINE SA support those at the frontline of diagnosis and prevention – general practitioners. SHINE SA has recently been funded by Country SA PHN to deliver a program to support rural and regional health workers. The Building Workforce...

New online learning from ASHM tackles stigma and discrimination in healthcare

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The Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 1 st March 2019 To mark Zero Discrimination Day, today ASHM has launched Removing Barriers, a new online learning tool for addressing stigma and discrimination in healthcare settings against people affected by HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C.  The Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health...

Nearly half of female healthcare workers in Australia have experienced domestic abuse: study

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ABC News, 3/7/18 A landmark investigation into female medical staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone. The study, published in the BMC Women’s Health journal, involved 471 doctors, nurses and health professionals in Victoria and is believed to be the first to examine the link...

Nutrition Therapy Guidelines will Help People Living with HIV Stay Healthy

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UAB Medicine News, 23.04.18 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics released their new guidelines for medical nutrition therapy in HIV care titled “Practice Paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Intervention and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection,” with Amanda Willig, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Infectious...

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Pregnancy Care (2018 Edition)

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Australian Government Department of Health, February 2018 Modules 1 and 2 of the Antenatal Care Guidelines have now been combined and updated to form a single set of consolidated guidelines that were renamed Pregnancy Care Guidelines and publicly released in February 2018.  The Pregnancy Care Guidelines are designed to support Australian maternity services to provide high-quality, evidence-based...

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