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The updated 2017 ASHM HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Guidelines

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Journal of Virus Eradication, 2017; 3: 168–184 Daily use of co-formulated tenofovir and emtricitabine for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by populations at high risk of HIV infection is now recommended in guidelines from the United States, Europe and Australia and globally through the 2015 WHO guidelines.  These 2017 Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine‘s...

Working with a transgender man who is pregnant

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The Nurse Path blog, February 10., 2017 Some men have vaginas.  It probably wouldn’t happen very often but if you are a health professional who cares for people during pregnancy and birth (ie a Midwife or Doctor), you may come across a transgender man who is pregnant. This can be really challenging for people who may not have come across transgender people or issues. This is a guide to maybe help...

Invitation to to parents, carers, support people, friends & family of someone who is a trans man

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Below is an open invite from FTMen-SA to parents, carers, support people, friends and family to someone who is a trans man. Please RSVP via FTMen-SA@hotmail.com if you would like to attend. Are you a parent, carer, partner, support person, best friend etc. to someone who is FTM (female to male) transgender, a transman or transmasculine? Do they attend the FTMen-SA meetings or have been thinking...

Safer Sex for Trans Bodies

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HRC Foundation, August 2016 The HRC Foundation, in partnership with Whitman-Walker Health, released Safer Sex for Trans Bodies, a comprehensive sexual health guide for transgender and gender expansive people and their partners. The guide is written by and for members of the transgender community and offers them a long-overdue resource on potentially life-saving and affirming practices, from...

HIV rates in Indigenous communities described as a looming crisis

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PM, ABC Radio,Tuesday, December 1, 2015 18:25:52 Infectious disease experts are worried that HIV rates are rising in Indigenous communities because education campaigns are having little impact. New HIV cases among Aboriginal people are occurring at one-and-a-half times the rate of the non-Indigenous population. Doctors say injecting drug use is becoming more common in Aboriginal communities, and...

Greater support needed for pregnant transgender men

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Medical News Today, 29 October 2015
Many transgender men who have the capacity to bear children are faced with barriers in the healthcare system as a result of a lack of training, argue Juno Obedin-Maliver and Harvey Makadon in a commentary published in SAGE journal Obstetric Medicine.

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