SAHMRI / Young Deadly Free, 2019 This manual was developed by SAHMRI as part of the Young Deadly Free project, to support clinicians in efforts to boost STI and BBV testing rates for young people living in and visiting remote communities. The manual provides tips on offering STI and BBV testing as part of routine consults with young people; collates the various STI and BBV clinical guidelines...
HIV & the Law: updated content from ASHM
Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, 2019 The NEW Guide to Australian HIV Laws and Policies for Healthcare Professionals includes two new sections on Mandatory Testing for HIV and My Health Record. This resource aims to provide health care workers with information on legal and ethical responsibilities under various laws and regulations related to human...
More Training Needed for Australian Doctors to Identify and Treat FGM Patients
AMA, 23 Mar 2017 Training for doctors in how to identify and treat patients who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) should be included in tertiary medical curricula, the AMA said today. Releasing the AMA’s Position Statement on Female Genital Mutilation 2017, AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that while FGM is only practised in about 30 countries, and is illegal in Australia...
Two new offences created in South Australia to help avoid sexual exploitation of disabled people
ABC News, 30/3/15
Two new laws in South Australia aim to offer better protection from sexual exploitation for people with an intellectual disability.
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[SA] Laws on consensual teenage sex ‘draconian’ and need change: Judge
A judge is urging the laws on underage sex be changed to ensure teenagers with consensual sexual relationships do not end up facing criminal charges.