Homophobia is costly to organisations

A recent article in The Conversation (linked below) has highlighted that homophobia and transphobia limit an organisation’s ability to attract and retain a high calibre workforce and are costly to an organisation's bottom-line. What's more, the lack of an...
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Why the end of the Pap smear is good news

The government has recently announced the end date for the Pap smear. From 1 December 2017, it will be replaced by a new test for the human papilloma virus (HPV). An online campaign aimed at persuading Malcolm...
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HIV prevention study to commence in SA April 2017

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...
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Hepatitis C

Australia on track to cure Hepatitis C

Kirby Institute/UNSW – 21 February 2017 In the first year that new generation hepatitis C regimens were made available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schemes, more than 30,000 Australians were treated for their hepatitis C virus...
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Rapido hours are changing

Rapido, SHine SA's peer-led rapid HIV testing service, is changing its opening hours. From 27 February 2017, Rapido will be open for drop ins and appointments on: Mondays from 4pm to 7pm, and Fridays from...
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Treatment guidelines after outbreak of azithromycin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in SA

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 17 (2), February 2017 Abstract: Antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae is recognised globally as a public health threat. Dual therapy with ceftriaxone and azithromycin has been introduced in Australia and elsewhere as...
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