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Barriers to HIV testing for people born in Southeast Asia & sub-Saharan Africa

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Curtin University,  2017 Over the past decade Australia has seen an increase in HIV notifications among people born in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South East Asia (SEA). People born in these regions have the highest rates of HIV diagnosis by region of birth and are overrepresented in late or advanced presentations of HIV infection. Previous research indicates that migrants from SSA and SEA...

Sex education gap haunts Australia’s international students

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SBS News, March 2nd, 2018 High numbers of international students with unwanted pregnancies is prompting questions about whether more could be done to better prepare those with little sexual health knowledge for life in Australia. Marie Stopes Australia, a national provider of sexual and reproductive health services, estimated 4000 international students seek abortions across the country each year...

New resources from SIN

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SIN (South Australian Adult Industry Workers Association), February 2018 The posters below were originally designed in an effort to engage migrant students with SIN’s services. However, they are not restricted to students, and may be a beneficial engagement tool in many environments.  Please feel free to distribute these to any setting where you feel they may be beneficial – with a...

A team effort: preventing violence against women through sport

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Our Watch, November 2017 Sport is an integral part of Australian culture and it is woven into the fabric of the everyday lives of many Australian individuals, families and communities. Change the story: a shared national framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia identifies it as a key setting for the prevention of violence against women in...

Naloxone is a heath intervention that can’t be effectively provided without the knowledge and social connections of PWID

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nam/aidsmap, may 5th 2017
Programmes to provide naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of opiate overdose, are successful because they harness the social contexts of drug use and train drug users to be ‘indigenous public health workers’ capable of intervening in an overdose, according to a qualitative study published in the May issue of Social Science & Medicine.
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SHine’s new free training for young people

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SHine SA, May 2016 WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE? SHine SA is offering a dynamic and interactive Sexual Health and Youth Peer Education training program, free of charge. Young people completing this program will attain: • Knowledge and skills around sexual health • Confidence and leadership skills • A certificate of attendance for their resume Further details: If you work with a group of young people...

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