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National Day of Women Living with HIV—promoting awarenesshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Media/National-Day-of-Women-Living-with-HIV.aspxNational Day of Women Living with HIV—promoting awarenessMarch 9, 2017 will be the second National Day of Women Living with HIV. Coming the day after International Women's Day, this awareness-raising day was created by Femfatales, a network of women living with HIV of the National Association of People w/ HIV.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|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa45/03/2017 1:00:00 PM
Viral Hepatitis and Substance Use Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Viral-Hepatitis-and-Substance-Use-Program.aspxViral Hepatitis and Substance Use ProgramIn 2016, ASHM partnered with the Kirby Institute at UNSW to develop and implement a Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Education Program designed to strengthen the capacity of healthcare professionals working in drug and alcohol clinics.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa45/03/2017 1:00:00 PM
ICTMM 2016 Speaker Presentationshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/ICTMM-2016-Speaker-Presentations.aspxICTMM 2016 Speaker PresentationsFind materials from keynote speaker presentations from the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria is one of the world’s leading tropical medicine conferences, last held in Brisbane, Australia, in September 2016.GP0|#9ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51;L0|#09ab40fc1-6e86-4f1f-9a7a-1ff9f193ce51|Conference;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#68f715d1-8791-4d1c-8514-cdd27d77b74f;GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|NewsGP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infection;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;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-83a4-35cc0aae5aa428/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
HIV Prevention Study to Commence April 2017http://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/HIV-Prevention-Study-to-Commence-April-2017.aspxHIV Prevention Study to Commence April 2017South Australians at a high risk of acquiring HIV will have the opportunity to benefit from the latest HIV prevention medication through a new partnership. The study will examine the impact of expanding the use of PrEP across South Australia.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-cd345320e21bGP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89GP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa427/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
ASHM scholarship recipients report back from CROI 2017http://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/ASHM-scholarship-recipients-report-back-from-CROI-2017.aspxASHM scholarship recipients report back from CROI 2017ASHM's Scholarship Program offered scholarships to HIV s100 prescribers (GP/Primary care), Sexual Health Physicians & Hospital Based Specialists managing HIV to attend CROI 2017. This webpage contains links to the report back from scholarship recipients.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-353b82624b89GP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa426/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
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
The Kirby Institute presented with key to the cityhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/The-Kirby-Institute-presented-with-key-to-the-city.aspxThe Kirby Institute presented with key to the cityThe Lord Mayor of Sydney has today presented the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney with the key to the city, recognising 30 years of outstanding work with communities to address the HIV epidemic.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|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa421/02/2017 1:00:00 PM
Study shows vulnerable populations in the Pacifichttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Vulnerable-populations-in-the-Pacific.aspxStudy shows vulnerable populations in the PacificVulnerable populations in the Pacific are currently not receiving adequate HIV services was a key finding of a study conducted in 2016 in 9 Pacific Island countries including Kiribati, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, and Palau.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa420/02/2017 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

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