TagSouth Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)

Young, deadly, STI and BBV free: resources

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South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, 2017 This website is a one-stop shop for resources about STIs and BBVs. Rates of STIs and BBVs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have been way too high for way too long – especially affecting young people in regional and remote communities. It’s time to turn this around. This means making regular sexual health checks a...

Interactive infographics illustrating spike in Indigenous STI/BBV rates

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The following article contains interactive in infographics illustrating Indigenous rates of STIs/BBVs, compared to the non-Indigenous population. The graphic can be adjusted to display chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, HIV & hepatitis B. 
‘A national shame’: Spike in Indigenous STI rates prompts call for urgent action  (scroll down for graphics)
 
 

Upcoming free community forum: PrEP_SA_NOW!

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SAMESH,  April 2017 There has been a lot of community interest in the PrEPX-SA trial. You are invited to an upcoming community forum where a distinguished panel of experts and community members involved in the field will discuss PrEP, a powerful new tool to prevent HIV and the upcoming PrEPX-SA study. The panel will include: Associate Professor Edwina Wright (Alfred Health) Professor Steve...

HIV prevention study to commence in SA April 2017

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South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), Monday, 27 February 2017 South Australians at a high risk of acquiring HIV will have the opportunity to benefit from the latest HIV prevention medication through a new partnership. Following the announcement of the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) access trial late last year, Victoria’s Alfred Health has been chosen to partner with...

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