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Striving towards the elimination of HCV infection among PWID

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International Journal of Drug Policy, Volume 72,Pages 1-198 (October 2019) Nearly 200 pages of open access articles from projects and research around the world. While this special issue highlights some successful efforts towards HCV elimination among people who inject drugs, it also highlights the relative lack of attention to settings in which resources enabling elimination are scarce, and where...

Healthcare failing transgender people

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La Trobe University, 10/10/2019 Some trans and gender diverse patients would rather die than face ignorance and discrimination previously experienced in health care settings, according to La Trobe University research. La Trobe PhD student Lucille Kerr surveyed 537 trans and gender diverse people from across Australia, asking detailed questions about their experiences in the Australian health...

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV: An overview for Health Professionals

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SHINE SA, October 2018 Access to PEP after an eligible exposure to HIV is a medical emergency. Your response to patients presenting for PEP can support them in preventing a life-long infection with HIV. A brief, online training module has been created to support health professionals to: • Increase your understanding of PEP as an emergency presentation and vital HIV prevention measure • Assist you...

Australia’s health 2018 (Report)

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,  Release Date: 20 Jun 2018   Australia’s Health 2018 is the AIHW’s 16th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against an agreed set of indicators...

Safety of Medical Abortion Provided Through Telemedicine Compared With in Person

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Obstetrics & Gynecology, September 05, 2017 doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002212 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To compare the proportion of medical abortions with a clinically significant adverse event among telemedicine and in-person patients at a clinic system in Iowa during the first 7 years of the service. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective cohort study. We analyzed data on clinically significant...

Evidence Check Review for STI Interventions

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Sax Institute for the Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health, October 2015 This Evidence Check Review reports on the effectiveness of interventions which aim to reduce the transmission of three Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis. This rapid review was commissioned by the Centre for Population Health, New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health...

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