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Primary health care nurses integral to removing barriers in health care settingshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Primary-health-care-nurses-help-in-Removing-Barriers.aspxPrimary health care nurses integral to removing barriers in health care settings​Nurses to participate in focus groups for development of project aimed at combatting stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with blood borne viruses accessing health care.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-83a4-35cc0aae5aa427/04/2017 2:00:00 PM
Improving access to treatment for blood borne viruseshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Improving-access-to-treatment-for-blood-borne-viruses.aspxImproving access to treatment for blood borne virusesGreat strides have been made in treating and managing BBVs such as hepatitis B, C and HIV in recent times, meaning people living with these conditions can lead full, healthy lives. But is the promise of these treatments being fulfilled for patients?GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa49/04/2017 2:00:00 PM
World Health Worker Weekhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/World-Health-Worker-Week.aspxWorld Health Worker Week​April 2–8, 2017: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrates World Health Worker Week to recognize the lasting impact health workers make around the world. 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|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI;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 CGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa47/04/2017 2:00:00 PM
ASHM Provides Education and Training to Service Providers in Remote Areas in Far North Queenslandhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/ASHM-Provides-Education-and-Training-to-Service-Providers-in-Remote-Areas-in-Far-North-Queensland.aspxASHM Provides Education and Training to Service Providers in Remote Areas in Far North QueenslandASHM staff, Senior Project Officer Katelin Haynes and Clinical Nurse Melinda Hassall, have concluded the coordination and delivery of five training courses on HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and STIs for a wide audience in Far North Queensland.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#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|HIV;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI;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-83a4-35cc0aae5aa43/04/2017 2:00:00 PM
'Can Australia respond to drugs more effectively and safely?'http://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Summary-of-Australia21s-third-report-on-drug-law-reform.aspx'Can Australia respond to drugs more effectively and safely?'Australia21 gathered for a one day Roundtable involving 11 senior + experienced law and law enforcement officials, supplemented by five people from drug services and drug research, to consider how Australia could start to make some progress in this field.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-83a4-35cc0aae5aa43/04/2017 2:00:00 PM
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

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