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Development and validation of PozQoL: a scale to assess quality of life of PLHIV

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BMC Public Health, 2018 18:527,  Abstract Background Advances in medical treatment for HIV are driving major changes in HIV policy and practice, including the encouragement of intake and adherence to HIV antiretroviral treatment (ART) by people living with HIV (PLHIV) for both personal and public health benefits. However, there is increasing recognition that achieving these goals will require a...

Behavioural Support Practice Guides for young people with a disability

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University of NSW University of NSW’s Intellectual Disability Behavioural Support Program has released practice guides for behaviour support programs for young people with a disability. Being a planner with a person with disability and complex support needs This Planning Resource Kit is intended to strengthen existing good practice and to provide guidance for engaging a person with complex...

Pregnant women are at increased risk of domestic violence in all cultural groups

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The Conversation, April 26, 2018 6.00pm AEST Domestic violence occurs across all age groups and life stages. Rather than reducing during pregnancy, expecting a child is a key risk factor for domestic violence beginning or escalating. Our research, published today in the journal BMJ Open, found that 4.3% of pregnant women due to give birth in Western Sydney disclosed domestic violence when asked...

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...

SHINE SA’s FRESH Course: Disability and Mental Health Focus

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SHINE SA, October 2017 This dynamic 3-day course aims to update workers to include relationships and sexual health education and support in their work. On completion of the FRESH Course you will have:side • an increased level of confidence working with people in the area of sexual health and  relationships • a better understanding of how values and beliefs may influence your practice in this area...

Spread the Cure – Wipe Hep C off the Map – Free webinar

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 Merck Sharp & Dohme According to estimates, Australia can completely eradicate hep C in about 10 years. But your involvement is needed. This practical webinar will allow you to gain knowledge and get involved in this important public health initiative. After attending this webinar, you should be able to: Understand benefits of highly effective new hep C treatments for your patients...

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