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HIV Futures 9: deadline extended, last chance to participate, closes 28th May

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The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, May 2019 HIV Futures is a survey about health, treatments, work, finances, sex and relationships of people living with HIV (PLHIV). HIV Futures is run by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, who are still seeking participants for HIV Futures 9. If you...

Hepatitis C – Peer insights on barriers and motivators to Direct-Acting Antiviral (DAA) treatment uptake

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ARCSHS, 2018 The knowledge and experience of people who inject drugs (PWID) within peer programs is a vital asset to strategies for the scale-up of DAA treatment among PWID (Brown and Reeders, 2016). This study is focused on translating these “real time” peer insights into resources that support policy and programs to tailor to the needs of communities of people who inject. This tailoring is...

HIV and hepatitis pre and post test discussion in Victoria: consultation report

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Nov 2017 In February 2017, the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University initiated a consultation which aimed to describe best practice in HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C pre and post test discussion in the Victorian context. Building on existing evidence, and guided by the...

HIV Futures 8: Women Living with HIV in Australia

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, 2017 In 2015, there were just under 3,000 women living with (diagnosed) HIV in Australia, representing around 10% of the overall number of Australians currently living with HIV. The experience of living with HIV can be very different for women than it is for men.  HIV Futures 8 is a survey about the health and wellbeing of people living with...

Flux study first report: drug use among gay men and bisexual men

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Kirby Institute, May 2016 The Flux Study, a study of drug use (and non-use) among gay and bisexual men, has recently released its first annual report. Flux is a cohort study of 2251 men, including over 1700 who are being followed at 6-monthly intervals. It identifies: risk factors, prevalence, incidence, and associated harms of drug use; the role of gay community norms in individuals’...

New teaching resource: Practical Guide To Love, Sex And Relationships

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The Age, February 18, 2016 – 1:17AM Did the word “pleasure” ever crop up in your sex education class at school? Chances are that, between ripping condoms off bananas and examining the vast array of sexually transmitted diseases, the notion that sex could be pleasurable, didn’t exactly leap to mind. But a new, progressive, sex education resource for secondary students...

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