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ASHM prepares for training in tropical Far North Queenslandhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Training-in-tropical-Far-North-Queensland.aspxASHM prepares for training in tropical Far North QueenslandASHM staff will be travelling to Cairns, Thursday Island and Bamaga from the 13-17 March 2017 to run 6 courses on HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and STIs for a wide audience. This will include a Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course on Thursday Island.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GP0|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394;L0|#05b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394|CourseGP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIVGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa421/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
A VHHITAL part of better carehttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/A-VHHITAL-part-of-better-care.aspxA VHHITAL part of better carePrimary care is set to take centre stage in the treatment and prevention of blood borne viruses, with the official launch of the Victorian HIV and Viral Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning (VHHITAL) program on 9 February 2016.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis BGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa412/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
ASHM endorses AMA Position Statement on BBVhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/ASHM-endorses-AMA-Position-Statement-on-BBV.aspxASHM endorses AMA Position Statement on BBVThe AMA has released a welcome position statement on BBVs on 9 January 2017. Importantly it endorses NSP in prisons, the role of primary care in management of BBV, legal protection for sex workers, a recognition of key affected populations and HTLV-1.GP0|#64a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a;L0|#064a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a|Position Statement;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis CGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa4;GP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation22/01/2017 1:00:00 PM
VHHITAL on the fast track to an AIDS free futurehttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Media/VHHITAL-On-the-fast-track-to-an-AIDS-free-future.aspxVHHITAL on the fast track to an AIDS free futureNorth Western Melbourne PHN is marking World AIDS Day on 1 December by committing to make HIV and AIDS a thing of the past in Melbourne. Melbourne is a Fast Track City, a global network of cities committed to ending the global AIDS epidemic by 2030.GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infection;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STIGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa430/11/2016 1:00:00 PM
Position Statement: Hepatitis C Prescribinghttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Media/Position-Statement-Hepatitis-C-Prescribing.aspxPosition Statement: Hepatitis C PrescribingASHM believes that all clinicians with the skills and experience to manage hepatitis C should be able to initiate treatment. ASHM knows that clinicians gain skills and experience from a number of sources.GP0|#64a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a;L0|#064a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a|Position Statement;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infection;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis CGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa431/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Changes to hepatitis C prescribinghttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Changes-to-hepatitis-C-prescribing.aspxChanges to hepatitis C prescribingASHM welcomes changes to the Pharmaceutical Bureau Scheme (PBS) which will allow skilled and experienced clinicians to initiate hepatitis C treatment using direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for their patient.GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infection;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis CGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa431/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Deadly Sex to continue updates with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health workers across Queensland in 2017http://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Deadly-Sex-Congress-2016-Key-Takeaways.aspxDeadly Sex to continue updates with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health workers across Queensland in 2017The 2016 Deadly Sex Congress was held in Brisbane from 19-20 October with 53 delegates working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health from across Queensland participating in two days of learning, sharing stories and networking.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GP0|#d111b6a0-a223-4898-8af2-153262cf3fd7;L0|#0d111b6a0-a223-4898-8af2-153262cf3fd7|Update;GPP|#68f715d1-8791-4d1c-8514-cdd27d77b74f;GP0|#0ef119d6-ecee-49af-8a82-f8f1df28f4a6;L0|#00ef119d6-ecee-49af-8a82-f8f1df28f4a6|Workshop;GP0|#9ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51;L0|#09ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51|ConferenceGP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infection;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STIGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa425/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Position Statement: Nurse Practitioner Prescribing for Section 100 Medications for the treatment of HIV and Hepatitis B and Section 85 Medications for Hepatitis C in Australiahttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Media/Position-Statement-Nurse-Practitioner-Prescribing-s100-s85-Medications.aspxPosition Statement: Nurse Practitioner Prescribing for Section 100 Medications for the treatment of HIV and Hepatitis B and Section 85 Medications for Hepatitis C in AustraliaASHM advocates for and supports a change to the PBS to allow suitably qualified Nurse Practitioners to be able to autonomously prescribe PBS subsidized treatments for blood borne viruses including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.GP0|#64a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a;L0|#064a94011-4b4e-47fd-ba03-3a193247799a|Position Statement;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIVGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa418/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Calls for increased health worker education and outreach to meet viral hepatitis elimination goalshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Calls-for-increased-health-worker-education-and-outreach-to-meet-viral-hepatitis-elimination-goals.aspxCalls for increased health worker education and outreach to meet viral hepatitis elimination goalsNew national statistics released from the 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference show that Australia is making great progress towards eliminating hepatitis C, with record numbers now being cured of the disease. Read more on the challenges now...GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;GP0|#9ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51;L0|#09ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51|Conference;GPP|#68f715d1-8791-4d1c-8514-cdd27d77b74fGP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infectionGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa4;GP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation7/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Health workforce stigma and discrimination undermining hepatitis C successhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Health-workforce-stigma-and-discrimination-undermining-hepatitis-C-success.aspxHealth workforce stigma and discrimination undermining hepatitis C successNew national reports released today show that despite Australia’s great progress towards eliminating hepatitis C, stigma and discrimination by health workers is a barrier preventing many at risk from coming forward for diagnosis + care.GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|NewsGP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89GP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa427/09/2016 2:00:00 PM

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