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HIV PrEP update & HIV prescriber update in Adelaide

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ASHM, October 2018 HIV PrEP Update for GPs and Practice Nurses This training will provide GPs, Nurses, and Health Professionals working in primary care an update on strategies available for the prevention of HIV transmission, focusing on prevention particularly pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). – Date Tuesday, 23 October 2018 – Venue Mercure Grosvenor, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide SA...

New video: 5 Things You Need to Know About PEP

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SAMESH, August 2017 SAMESH has released a new PEP video on their YouTube Channel. The is about Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention. PEP is a course of medication that if begun within 72 hours of exposure (the sooner the better) may prevent you becoming infected with HIV. To learn more about PEP visit www.getpep.info Find out more about getting PEP in SA here  Watch the new video...

Experiences of HIV: The Seroconversion Study: Final report, 2007 – 2015

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The Kirby Institute, UNSW, July 2016 The Seroconversion Study has existed in several forms since 1992. This most recent version completed data collection in 2015. Seroconversion studies have played an important role in the Australian HIV response and are a useful research tool in understanding the current circumstances of HIV infection. As with previous versions of the study, this one mainly...

SAMESH Newsletter (5) September 2015

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South Australian Targeted HIV and STI Prevention Program Newsletter (5) September 2015  It’s been an exciting month for SAMESH with us finding a new home, rolling out new STI and HIV campaigns and recruiting SAMESH volunteers. QUICK NEWS The lease has been signed and the SAMESH team have a new home! SAMESH will be found in the city at 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide. We’ve set a move date for 2...

Are antimicrobial condoms the new frontier against STIs? Not quite…

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The Conversation, 13 October 2014, 6.09am AEDT
Australian biotech company Starpharma has announced the imminent launch of a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical.
While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom.
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