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Updated guidelines for PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) after non-occupational and occupational exposure to HIV 

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Australasian Society for HIV Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), June 2023 ASHM has updated the National Guidelines for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after non-occupational and occupational exposure to HIV .  These guidelines outline the updated Australian recommendations for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) following potential or known exposure...

Optimizing point-of-care testing strategies for diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in Australia

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Shih, Sophy & Cheng, Qinglu & Carson, Joanne & Valerio, Heather & Sheehan, Yumi & Gray, Richard & Cunningham, Evan & Kwon, Jisoo & Lloyd, Andrew & Dore, Gregory & Wiseman, Virginia & Grebely, Jason. (2023). Optimizing point-of-care testing strategies for diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in Australia: a model-based cost...

Consensus recommendations on the management of hepatitis C in Australia’s prisons

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Rebecca J Winter, Yumi Sheehan, Timothy Papaluca, Graeme A Macdonald, Joy Rowland, Anton Colman, Mark Stoove, Andrew R Lloyd and Alexander J Thompson Med J Aust 2023; 218 (5): 231-237. || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51854 Published online: 6 March 2023 Abstract Introduction: Prison settings represent the highest concentration of prevalent hepatitis C cases in Australia due to the high rates of...

Watch on-demand: Sessions from the 1st Australasian Conference on Point of Care Testing

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Australasian Society for HIV Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 26/04/2023 The inaugural 1st Australasian Conference on Point of Care Testing for Infectious Diseases was an outstanding achievement. Hosted at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park on the 14th and 15th of March, the conference attracted over 270 attendees from 19 different countries, representing numerous disciplines...

STI testing and management advice has changed

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Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), & Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections Standing Committee (BBVSS), 2023 The Australian STI Management Guidelines were updated between 2020-2022 by a multidisciplinary group of clinical and non-clinical experts. While all sections have been updated, some have had major changes. The key changes...

Archive of hepatitis-related poster presentations from Australian conferences

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Hepatitis NSW, July 2022 Poster presentations have become a major feature of the Australian Viral Hepatitis conference landscape over the last several years. In that time, Hepatitis NSW has produced many detailed posters to inform delegates from across the country about our work and projects. But why should conference delegates have all the fun? To make these documents available to everyone we...

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