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Stigma and discrimination resources for healthcare professionals

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Australasian Society for HIV Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 2023 These resources serve as a guide and support for healthcare professionals seeking to understand and address the impact of stigma and discrimination on patient care. Our materials cover best practices for creating inclusive healthcare environments, identification and mitigation of bias, and relevant research and...

Treatment as prevention works: HIV infections down by 66 per cent in NSW and Victoria

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Kirby Institute, UNSW, 17th April 2023 A ten-year study into the impact of HIV ‘treatment as prevention’ has found that a 27 per cent increase in people accessing effective HIV treatment saw HIV infections decrease by 66 per cent between 2010 to 2019, in NSW and Victoria.  The findings, published today in Lancet HIV, show the success of HIV treatment as prevention in reducing new HIV infections...

Factors that Impact Assigned Female Sexual Minority Individuals Health Care Experiences

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Maureen Rabbitte & Maithe Enriquez (2023) Factors that Impact Assigned Female Sexual Minority Individuals Health Care Experiences: A Qualitative Descriptive Study, American Journal of Sexuality Education, DOI: 10.1080/15546128.2023.2187502 Abstract: This qualitative descriptive study identified factors that impact assigned female at birth (AFAB) cisgender and non-binary sexual minority...

Results of the 7th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health (SSASH)

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, December 2022 The Australian National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health (SSASH) survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of school-age young people in Australia. The study explores young people’s experiences of sex, relationships, sexual health and school-based relationships and...

Major UK study recommends extending abortion powers to nurses

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Nursing Times, Marc h 8th, 2023 Nurses and midwives should be allowed to authorise and perform abortions, the largest-ever UK study on abortion has recommended. The Shaping Abortion for Change (SACHA) study has been funded by the government through the National Institute for Health and Care Research and is being led by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. While a full report is yet...

Teachers’ perspectives on relationships and sex education lessons in England

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Cumper, Peter; Adams, Sarah; Onyejekwe, Kerry and O’Reilly, Michelle (2023). Teachers’ perspectives on relationships and sex education lessons in England. Sex Education, DOI:  Abstract Recent changes to the law in England require all primary schools to teach Relationships Education and all secondary schools to teach Relationships and Sex Education (RSE). Our focus in this article is on the voices...

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