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Major report on HIV in Australia released

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, December 2022 A major national survey of Australians living with HIV has revealed more than 70 per cent of people living with HIV report their health-related quality of life to be good. This is very close to the target set in the current National HIV Strategy of 75 per cent of people living with HIV reporting good...

The evidence related to partner notification for STIs in high-income nations

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Golden Matthew R., Gibbs Jo, Woodward Charlotte, Estcourt Claudia S. (2022) Priorities in the implementation of partner services for HIV/STIs in high-income nations: a narrative review of evidence and recommendations. Sexual Health , Online early, Abstract: Partner notification (PN) remains a crucial prevention tool to reduce sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission and prevent STI...

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...

New website presents personal experiences of hepatitis C, treatment, and life after cure

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Hepatitis NSW, July 2022 VitalVoicesOnHepC.org is Australia’s first dedicated website presenting carefully researched personal stories of hep C, treatment and life after cure. The website has two purposes. Firstly, it aims to support people living with hep C in thinking about and/or having treatment. Secondly, it aims to inform the public about hep C and what can be done about it...

Translated monkeypox information sheets in several languages

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NSW Health, via NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Jun 1st, 2022 NSW Health has created a fact sheet on Monkeypox Virus (MPV), aimed at the general public, and which has been translated into several languages, as follows: English Arabic / العربية , Simplified Chinese / 简体中文 Traditional Chinese / 繁體中文pati Portuguese / Português  Spanish / Español Thai / ภาษาไทย Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt...

Implementing community-based Dried Blood Spot (DBS) testing for HIV and hepatitis C

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Young, J., Ablona, A., Klassen, B.J. et al. Implementing community-based Dried Blood Spot (DBS) testing for HIV and hepatitis C: a qualitative analysis of key facilitators and ongoing challenges. BMC Public Health 22, 1085 (2022). Abstract: Background In 2018, the Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) invited gay, bisexual, trans, queer men and Two-Spirit and non-binary people (GBT2Q) at Pride...

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