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‘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...

Leadership Training Academy 2018 is coming

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The Equality Project Australia, August 2018 In order to achieve meaningful social change we need to foster the training of a new generation of LGBTIQ+ advocates to lead the conversation, reshape the narrative, and ultimately, change the culture. The Equality Project’s Leadership Training Academy (#LTA2018) is a specialised leadership and media engagement training program for LGBTIQ+ change...

Job vacancy: SAMESH Health Promotion Officer

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Thorne Harbour Health / SHINE SA, August 2018 You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about, and experienced in working to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented. The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of health promotion...

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...

Uptake of long-acting, reversible contraception in three remote Aboriginal communities: a population-based study

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Med J Aust 2016; 205 (1): 21-25. doi: 10.5694/mja16.00073 Objective: To assess the use, effectiveness and acceptance of prescribed contraception in three remote Western Australian Aboriginal communities Conclusion: The high uptake of LARCs in these communities is consistent with international recommendations about contraception use. High acceptability was reflected in excellent continuation rates...

Preparing for work with children and young people who inject drugs

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 International Harm Reduction Association, 2016 Globally, the protection and care of children and young people who inject drugs receives little attention. It is a controversial and often misunderstood issue and one that is severely under-funded. Global research presents shocking figures and evidence of restrictive laws preventing young people from accessing harm reduction. Rarely are services...

Welcome to SASHA

SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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