Sexually transmitted diseases

Strategy

30 Nov 2018

This report highlights gaps in the HIV response among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) people from high HIV prevalence countries, people who travel to high prevalence countries, and their partners.

Report

5 Nov 2017

This surveillance report provides information on the occurrence of blood borne viruses and sexually transmitted infections among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia for the purposes of stimulating and supporting discussion on ways forward in minimising the transmission risks, as well as the...

Report

5 Nov 2017

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia.

Policy report

30 Jul 2017

Written for service managers and policy makers, this report presents findings from quantitative analyses to investigate organizational factors associated with better performance at clinic level of syphilis testing.

Report

15 Nov 2016

Summary: The Annual Surveillance Report has been published each year since 1997. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia and includes estimates of incidence and prevalence of HIV and viral hepatitis, by demographic and risk...

Report

15 Feb 2016

About one in five young people did not submit a specimen for testing despite a GP request.

Abstract Objectives : To investigate socio-demographic and structural factors associated with not providing a specimen for chlamydia testing following a request by a general practitioner....

Survey

15 Jan 2016

Provides data on sexual, drug use and testing practices related to the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs) among gay men.

Executive Summary The Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey is a cross-sectional survey of gay and homosexually active men recruited...

Literature review

30 Oct 2015

Abstract

This Evidence Check review reports on the effectiveness of interventions which aim to reduce the transmission of three Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis. Interventions of interest included testing, treatment, partner notification and prevention of re-infection. These interventions are examined...

Audio interview

30 Jul 2015

Even after a lifetime of experience, there are still questions that need to be asked about the sexual health and practices of older people.

Dr Bianca Fileborn is asking those questions.

She is an instigator of a first-of-its-kind study called Sex, Age and...

Discussion paper

17 Nov 2014

Much of Australia’s policy response to HIV and mobility has been relegated to the ‘needs attention’ category but with no harmonised policy and program response. Without an integrated response across government, community, health services and research there will be little progress in this emerging priority...

Report

18 Sep 2014

This report provides information on the occurrence of blood borne viruses and sexually transmitted infections among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia for the purposes of stimulating and supporting discussion on ways forward in minimising the transmission risks.

Overview

Each...

Report

18 Sep 2014

Provides a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia and includes estimates of incidence and prevalence of HIV and viral hepatitides, by demographic and risk groups, patterns of treatment for HIV and viral hepatitis infection, and behavioural risk factors for...

Report

30 Jul 2014

Executive summary: The Sexual Health and Relationships Survey is the first national survey of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in relation to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) undertaken in Australia. The survey involved collection of data comprising four...

Journal article

10 Jun 2014

Older age is often associated with asexuality. That is, older individuals are not viewed as desiring of sex, nor as sexually desirable to others. Broader social and cultural norms that downplay women's sexual desire and agency further compound these phenomena. Whether this popular image accurately...

Briefing paper

6 May 2014

A national survey of Australian high school students, conducted in 2013, identified that approximately one-quarter of Year 10, a third of Year 11 and half of Year 12 student have had sexual intercourse. While the age at which young people are likely to first engage...

Report

31 Oct 2013

This report reviews behavioral and social research findings that inform responses to human immunodeficiency virus, viral hepatitis and other sexually transmissible infections in Australia.

Introduction

This report is the 15th in our series of annual publications reviewing behavioural and social research findings...

Thesis

10 Jun 2013

Background: Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections are the most common bacterial sexually transmitted diseases in the world and place a huge burden on healthcare resources. Knowledge on the epidemiology of Chlamydia trachomatis infections and reproductive health of women in Samoa and the Pacific in general is...

Report

1 May 2013

Executive summary

DEMOGRAPHICS The HIV Futures 7 survey was completed by 1058 HIV positive Australians from all states and territories. This represents approximately 4.3% of the estimated HIV positive population.

92.2% were male (975), 6.7% were female (70) and 0.3% were transgender...

Thesis

14 Dec 2012

The incidence and mortality of cervical cancer has been increasing among young women in New Zealand. This increase has occurred despite the availability of cervical screening services. Organized cervical screening programmes can reduced the mortality of cervical cancer and an assessment of the epidemiology of...

Report

31 May 2012

The New Zealand Government has supported Save the Children’s East Sepik Women and Children’s Health Programme (ESWCHP) since 1997. From the outset, this programme focused on developing a community-supported network of Village Health Volunteers (VHV) to provide primary health care in remote village settings in...

Overview

 

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