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Baby born with “avoidable” congenital syphilis: experts

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InDaily, June 04, 2020 The recent birth of a child in South Australia with congenital syphilis, despite the mother being previously diagnosed and treated for the sexually transmitted infection, has prompted SA Health concern about the quality of the treatment. [A] public health alert [sent by SA Health] “reminds and advises health practitioners of their responsibilities” in managing syphilis...

Hyde Street Practice: a service of SHINE SA

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SHINE SA, September 2019 Hyde Street Practice is a service of SHINE SA. We offer affordable appointments with friendly and non-judgemental staff. We are a safe and inclusive practice with general practitioners, specialist services, sexual health and relationship wellbeing services. Services include: General Practitioners General GP services, including support for diabetes and cardiovascular...

A comparative, retrospective analysis of HIV testing among gay, bisexual and other MSM in Melbourne

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health First published: 29 May 2019 Abstract Objective: PRONTO!, a peer‐led rapid HIV‐testing service in Melbourne, Australia, opened to improve HIV testing among gay and bisexual men (GBM). We compared client characteristics and return testing among GBM testing at PRONTO! with GBM testing at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC). Methods: All GBM...

Rapid HIV testing increases testing frequency among gay and bisexual men: a controlled before–after study

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Sexual Health – Keen Phillip, Jamil Muhammad, Callander Denton, Conway Damian P., McNulty Anna, Davies Stephen C., Couldwell Deborah C., Smith Don E., Holt Martin, Vaccher Stefanie J., Gray James, Cunningham Philip, Prestage Garrett, Guy Rebecca, (2019) Published online: 4 April 2019 Abstract: Background: Rapid HIV testing was introduced at 12 clinics in New South Wales (NSW) for routine...

Holiday closures at SHINE SA

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SHINE SA Woodville and Davoren Park Closed between Mon 24 Dec and Tues 1 January 2019 Reopening Wed 2 January 2019 SHINE SA Noarlunga Closed between Mon 24 Dec and Fri 4 January 2019 Reopening Mon 7 January 2019 SHINE SA Hyde Street Closed between Tues 25 December and Thurs 27 Dec Reopening Wed 2 January 2019 Mon 24 December – open 9am-1pm GP appointments only, no Rapido Clinic Fri 28 December –...

HIV rapid testing in community and outreach sites: results of a demonstration project in Italy

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BMC Public Health 2018 18:748 Published: 18 June 2018mob Abstract Background Globally the access to HIV testing has greatly increased over the past 30 years. Nonetheless, a high proportion of people living with HIV remains undiagnosed, even in resource rich countries. To increase the proportion of people aware of their HIV serostatus and their access to medical care, several strategies have been...

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