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Survey for all women and anyone with a cervix: HPV-related cancer awareness

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Positive Life in partnership with Femfatales, the National Network of Women Living with HIV, 2018 All women and anyone with a cervix in Australia, both HIV-positive and HIV-negative, are invited to take an online, anonymous survey about awareness of HPV and related cancers. Positive Life NSW in partnership with Femfatales, the National Network of Women Living with HIV, has developed a survey to...

How HIV Possibly Jumped From Monkey To Man

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Asian Scientist, April 12, 2018
Scientists in Japan have discovered a protein that may have enabled the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) to be transmitted to humans. Their findings are published in Cell Host & Microbe. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is believed to have evolved from a SIV that originated in chimpanzees.

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Spread the Cure – Wipe Hep C off the Map – Free webinar

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 Merck Sharp & Dohme According to estimates, Australia can completely eradicate hep C in about 10 years. But your involvement is needed. This practical webinar will allow you to gain knowledge and get involved in this important public health initiative. After attending this webinar, you should be able to: Understand benefits of highly effective new hep C treatments for your patients...

The Evidence for U=U: Why Negligible Risk Is Zero Risk

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HIV i-Base, August 10, 2017 Over the last year, hundreds of HIV organisations have joined a new campaign to endorse the statement that HIV transmission does not occur when viral load is undetectable on ART. And while the dramatic impact of ART on reducing HIV transmission has been known for a long time, it is new to say ART stops transmission completely. Read more of The Evidence for U=U: Why...

Future prospects for new vaccines against STIs

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Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, February 2017 – Volume 30 – Issue 1 – p 77–86 This review provides an update on the need, development status, and important next steps for advancing development of vaccines against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including herpes simplex virus (HSV), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonorrhea), Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia), and...

Five myths about the new cervical screening program that refuse to die

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The Conversation, March 10, 2017 6.23am AEDT
The online petition against changes to Australia’s cervical cancer screening program has revealed more than 70,000 people (most of whom we could assume are women) are deeply concerned about what the upcoming changes mean.
Let’s have a look at some common misconceptions and concerns about changes to the cervical cancer screening program.
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