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High-risk behaviors and their association with awareness of HIV status among participants of a prevention intervention

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High-risk behaviors and their association with awareness of HIV status among participants of a large-scale prevention intervention in Athens, Greece. Pavlopoulou, I.D., Dikalioti, S.K., Gountas, I. et al. BMC Public Health 20, 105 (2020). Abstract Background Aristotle was a seek-test-treat intervention during an outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among people who inject...

Job vacancy: SAMESH Health Promotion Officer

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Thorne Harbour Health / SHINE SA, August 2018 You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about, and experienced in working to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented. The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of health promotion...

Rosie in the Classroom: Lesson plans for teachers

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Rosie, a national harm prevention initiative by the Dugdale Trust for Women & Girls. Rosie in the Classroom is an educational program based on the original Rosie Videos, created to assist teachers in talking about difficult but important topics. Topics like sexting or respect in relationships should be incorporated into the curriculum so that all teenagers are aware of their rights and can...

MSM in London diagnosed with early syphilis are a priority group for PrEP

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nam/aidsmap, 16 October 2017 Gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM) recently diagnosed with early syphilis are a priority group for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), results of a study published in Sexually Transmitted Infections suggest. Over two years of follow-up, 11% of men diagnosed with early syphilis subsequently became infected with HIV. Incidence of rectal sexually transmitted...

Gardasil 9 now on the National Immunisation Program

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AJP, 9th Oct 2017
The Government has announced free access for young people to the improved HPV vaccine.
From 2018, Gardasil 9, which protects against nine HPV strains (up from four) will be offered through school-based immunisation programs to all 12 to 13-year-old boys, and girls in years seven or eight.

Read more of Gardasil 9 now on the National Immunisation Program

Behaviour change interventions in HIV prevention: is there still a place for them?

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nam/aidsmap, 12 April 2017 A meta-analysis of studies of brief interventions to reduce HIV risk behaviour in HIV-negative gay men has concluded that there is evidence that such techniques did have a significant impact on the behaviours they were designed to change. It also found evidence that the best way to conduct such interventions was face-to-face, i.e. not via the internet, telephone or...

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