TagAustralasian Society for HIV Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

Hepatitis C In Drug And Alcohol Settings – National Course – Free Online Training

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ASHM, July 2022 This free online training aims to provide participants with the knowledge and confidence to increase the management of HCV in alcohol and other drug settings. People who inject drugs represent approximately 90% of newly acquired hepatitis C (HCV) infections. This course aims to provide addiction physicians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, and other practitioners...

Advanced HIV Nursing Webinar: Pregnancy And Breastfeeding

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ASHM, June 2022 SHORT SYNOPSIS This 1-hour webinar will focus on strategies for managing pregnancy and the optimal scenario for breastfeeding for people living with HIV. Directed at nurses with experience working in HIV, this webinar focuses on the nurses’ role in providing care for people living with HIV who are pregnant or considering breastfeeding. TIMES 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (AEST) 7:00 pm to...

Hepatitis C In NSP Settings: free training

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ASHM, June 2022 This free training aims to provide participants with the confidence to initiate conversations around hepatitis C in the needle and syringe program (NSP) setting. Frontline workers in NSP settings have a crucial and unique role to play in eliminating hepatitis C. Every day you’re talking to people who might be living with hepatitis C, and in these conversations you can support...

Update: Changes to HIV treatment access for people ineligible for Medicare

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NAPWHA, ASHM, AFAO,  May 2022 From 1st July, people with HIV who are ineligible for Medicare, and who previously received HIV medication through compassionate access schemes, will be required to transition to alternative access arrangements in order to receive government-funded treatment*. Option 1: individuals will need to engage in care with a public hospital-based physician and have their...

Monkeypox Virus (MPV): Public Health Alert, Stigmatising Language Warning, and more

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1. Monkeypox Virus (MPV) Infection Public Health Alert SA Health, 21 May 2022 Monkeypox infection is caused by monkeypox virus. It is endemic in central and west Africa with cases outside Africa usually detected in returned travellers. As of 20 May 2022, 15 countries have reported 27 confirmed and 45 suspected cases of monkeypox. Several countries have reported cases in men who have sex with men...

Program & registrations for the 2021 Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conference

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SiREN (WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network), August 2021 Standard registrations for the 2021 Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conferences close this Sunday, August 22! Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences will once again be hosted in a virtual format between 6 to 9 September, following the success of last year’s inaugural virtual...

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