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The Aboriginal Gender Study

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Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, 2019 Partnering with the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, the Aboriginal Gender Study aimed to explore, from a strengths-based perspective, the diversity of contemporary perspectives of gender, gender roles and gender equity in South Australian Aboriginal communities. The project addressed three...

A systematic review of Indigenous narratives of culturally safe healthcare communication

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The power of talk and power in talk: a systematic review of Indigenous narratives of culturally safe healthcare communication Australian Journal of Primary Health doi: 10.1071/PY17082 Volume: 24 Issue: 2 Abstract The study aimed to explore Indigenous narrative accounts of healthcare access within qualitative research papers, to better understand Indigenous views on culturally safe healthcare and...

Study suggests drug criminalization undermining global HIV/AIDS efforts

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Medical News Today, May 2017 The criminalization of drugs is a leading factor in the world’s HIV epidemic and a potential barrier to eradicating HIV/AIDS, say researchers who’ve undertaken a sweeping review of research on laws and policies prohibiting drug use. Assistant professor Kora DeBeck of SFU’s School of Public Policy, who is a research scientist with the BC Centre for...

The quality and effectiveness of interventions that target multiple risk factors among young people

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2016, doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12573 Abstract Objective: To identify evaluations of interventions that target multiple risk factors in high-risk young people, describe their characteristics, critique their methodological quality and summarise their effectiveness. Methods: A search of the literature published between 2009 and 2014 identified 13...

Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes

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Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 25. pii: ciw416. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis BACKGROUND: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people who inject drugs (PWID) frequently encounter barriers accessing and remaining on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Some studies have suggested that opioid...

Evidence Lacking on Pelvic Exams in Asymptomatic Women

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American Academy of Family Physicians, July 06, 2016 03:30 pm In 2010, physicians performed more than 60 million pelvic examinations in the United States. And although this is a common element of physical exams, it remains unclear whether performing screening pelvic examinations in asymptomatic women significantly affects disease morbidity or mortality. On June 28, the U.S. Preventive Services...

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