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New HIV Treatment factsheet series

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NAPWHA, 20 Dec 2018 NAPWHA would like to thank ViiV Healthcare for an unrestricted grant to produce a new range of treatment messages. These are ideal for someone who has been newly diagnosed, or who is unsure if they are receiving the best possible treatment for them. Below are the first three of the series; these are downloadable in PDF format. Please continue to check in with NAPWHA in 2019...

Clinical Education Forum Recording: Contraception Update

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SHINE SA, November 2018 Clinicians:  SHINE SA is pleased to present the following Clinical Forum by Dr Amy Moten on the topic of Contraception. This recording is available free of charge, and access is limited to three months only. This forum covers emergency contraception and new formulations of the Pill. 3 Category 2 RACGP Points can be awarded on completion of the forum. Recording length: 1...

Translation and implementation of the Australian-led PCOS guideline

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Translation and implementation of the Australian-led PCOS guideline: clinical summary and translation resources from the International Evidence-based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Med J Aust 2018; 209 (7 Suppl): S3-S8. || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00656 Published online: 2018-10-01 Abstract Introduction: We have developed the first international evidence-based...

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...

A guide to understanding and managing Hepatitis C- related fatigue

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By Alan Franciscus and Lucinda Porter, RN for the Hepatitis C Support Project, Version 5: January 2018 Fatigue is the most common symptom reported by people living with hepatitis C (HCV). One study found that 67% of HCV-positive people reported this symptom. Fatigue can range from mild to severe and can affect every area of life. Fatigue is difficult to quantify since it affects everyone...

Reproductive health of HIV-positive women being neglected, says Swiss study

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nam/aidsmap, 06 February 2018 HIV-positive women in Switzerland are mainly relying on male condoms for contraception, investigators report in HIV Medicine. “Male condoms remained the most frequently used contraceptive method, whereas the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives was very uncommon,” note the researchers. “One in six women using contraceptives experienced an unwanted pregnancy...

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