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SAMESH Newsletter Spring 2017

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SAMESH, 20/09/2017 The Spring newsletter is now available from SAMESH: South Australia Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health. SAMESH provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, as well as services for the broader LGBTIQ community, in South Australia. It is a joint program of SHine SA and VAC. View Spring...

Actors wanted! (Young Aboriginal people)

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SHINE SA, April 2017 Actors wanted!! Our Yarning On program is currently working on a project to develop a film resource for young Aboriginal people in South Australia around sexual health and relationships. We are looking for young Aboriginal people who may be interested in doing some acting and being involved in this film. • No experience needed • Theatre coaching included • Great work...

We won’t close the gap if we put an ‘Indigenous spin’ on western approaches

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The Guardian, Thursday 16 March 2017 06.21 AEDT Good health isn’t simply determined by provision of or access to medical and allied health services. It is influenced by a range of factors impacting on human lives on a day-to-day basis including income, education, conditions of employment, power and social support – the social determinants of health. While the social determinants of health take on...

Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities

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Australian Institute of Family Studies, December 2016 Family violence is a serious and widespread issue in Australia, and is a key priority area for government. This resource sheet investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies the principles behind successful programs. Background information is also provided on the extent...

OMID magazine for Afghan and Farsi speaking LGBT people

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PEACE Multicultural Services, RASA, 2016 “OMID is a new magazine for our Afghan and Farsi speaking friends around the world, who are same-sex attracted, trans-gendered or who are questioning their sexuality and/or gender. Whether you live in Australia, Afghanistan, Iran or anywhere else in the world, we hope that this magazine reaches you, provides you with valuable information and touches...

GK’s Cooking Demonstrations for people living with HIV

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SAMESH will be running a number of cooking demonstrations aimed at people living with HIV (PLWHIV) on lower incomes, and the first demonstration will be held Thursday 25 August. The sessions will run bi-monthly from then (in August, October, and December). These classes are aimed at encouraging and teaching people how to cook healthy and nutritious meals at home. We also have a broader approach...

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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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