Sexually transmitted diseases

Survey

Results of the 6th national survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health
11 Jun 2019
236

This survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of Australian adolescents. The anonymous survey asks questions about knowledge, behaviour and educational experiences related to sexual health and well-being. The Commonwealth Department of Health-funded study has been conducted approximately every five years...

Report

29 May 2019
58

This report documents achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation between 2015 and 2018. The report provides evidence of a growing, global movement against HIV criminalisation cases however, the authors say that the number of unjust cases and HIV-related criminal laws continues to...

Strategy

30 Nov 2018
5

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
151

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
157

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

Policy report

30 Jul 2017
127

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
240

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 Apr 2016
5

The aim of Advancing HIV Justice 2 is to provide a progress report of achievements and challenges in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation.

Report

15 Feb 2016
62

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
56

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
69

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
173

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
7

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
99

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
321

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
420

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
248

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
1596

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
24

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
4

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...

Overview

 

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