Stephen McNally


Investigating general practice and hepatitis B

There is an increasing burden on the community resulting from chronic hepatitis B infection. General Practitioners (GPs) are essential in reducing this burden given strong evidence showing that the early detection, follow-up and treatment of chronic hepatitis B can slow the progression to liver failure...

Recognising and responding to hepatitis C in Indigenous communities in Victoria

This research investigates a range of issues concerning hepatitis C and Indigenous people in Victoria. Access to anti-viral treatment for hepatitis C has improved over the past few years, with over 3,500 people in 2007 accessing treatment throughout Australia; however with 207,600 people estimated to...

Promoting sexual health amongst resettled youth with refugee backgrounds

This study identifies issues that are specific to young people with refugee backgrounds, due to their experiences of forced migration and displacement and to the challenges of the post-migration context in Australia.

National hepatitis B needs assessment

It is estimated that between 90,000 to 160,000 people live with chronic hepatitis B in Australia, yet no nationally coordinated public health response exists. A significant gap in the national response is the documentation of the specific needs of people with chronic hepatitis B and...

A review of knowledge about the sexual networks and behaviours of men who have sex with men in Asia

While some developing countries have begun researching male-to-male sexual activities and interests, many gaps exist in the understanding of sexual networking within MSM populations, and between MSM populations and wider populations.