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STIs in remote Australia

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ABC Health Report, Monday 18 March 2019 5:45 PM Leading Aboriginal researcher Associate Professor James Ward* is calling for action in remote Australia to deal with a preventable epidemic of sexually transmissible infections — including syphilis — in a population that’s no more sexually active than non-Indigenous people of the same age.   He joined Dr Norman Swan’s Health Report on ABC RN...

‘Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health’ Program: Country South Australia

SHINE SA, March 2019 With rising national rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and in particular chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis, it’s important that SHINE SA support those at the frontline of diagnosis and prevention – general practitioners. SHINE SA has recently been funded by Country SA PHN to deliver a program to support rural and regional health workers. The Building Workforce...

Drug and alcohol report uncovers burden in regional Australia

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ABC Central West, 15/03/2019 A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed alarming statistics about drug and alcohol use in regional Australia, and the difficulties faced by those seeking treatment. The report found a 41 per cent increase in drug-induced deaths in regional and remote areas in the decade to 2017, compared to a 16 per cent spike in major cities...

New clinic posters for download from Young Deadly Free

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Young Deadly Free, October 2018 The team at Young Deadly Free have been busy creating new posters with Aboriginal communities across Australia. The posters aim to get their key messages out to young people and others in a fresh, engaging way. All of our posters highlight positive messages from people living and working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities about the importance of...

LGBTIQ People Ageing Well Report released (SA)

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COTA SA & South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA), July 2018 The LGBTIQ People Ageing Well Project commenced in April 2017 as a 12-month joint project between COTA SA and the South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA). The main aim of the project was to engage with older people from South Australia’s LGBTIQ communities to find out what matters most to them as they age to...

Indigenous Risk Impact Screen Training – Upcoming Dates

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Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA), August 2018 DASSA’s Aboriginal Workforce Development team would like to invite you to attend the 2-day Indigenous Risk Impact Screen training workshop. The Indigenous Risk Impact Screen is a validated culturally appropriate and widely used tool for screening substance use and mental disorders in Aboriginal clients. It has been developed in...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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