ASHM statement supporting the Voice to Parliament
ASHM supports the ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
ASHM supports advocacy for reproductive health and rights at CPD56
ASHM supported the Family Planning Australia statement on reproductive health presented at the UN 56th Commission on Population and Development.
New hepatitis C program aims to help General Practice staff locate cases and achieve Australia's goal to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030
Following a successful pilot program, ASHM has launched its partnership program, Beyond the C, as part of a national initiative to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030.
International SRHR Consortium – Statement on Roe vs Wade
The International Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Consortium (hereafter the Consortium) comprises 10 Australian organisations and institutions working to improve access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Asia and the Pacific.
The Winner of the 2022 Levinia Crooks Emerging Leaders Award in Viral Hepatitis
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of the ASHM 2022 Levinia Crooks Emerging Leaders Award in Viral Hepatitis is Tom Wright.
Renew your ASHM Membership before EOFY!
It's now time for you to renew your ASHM Membership. We cannot wait to have another year working with you as part of the ASHM community.
ASHM Member Update – Professor Basil Donovan (AO)
Professor Donovan, one of our longest standing ASHM members, has been recognised "For distinguished service to medicine in the field of sexual health through tertiary education, research and advisory roles”, in the Queen's Birthday honours.
Do you work in Drug and Alcohol or NSP settings?
Express your interest in attending one of these free training sessions to support your role in curing hepatitis C!
Developed in collaboration with the Kirby Institute, these free hepatitis C educational packages are focused on drug treatment and needle and syringe program settings.
ASHM International supports learning and collaboration between Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste after VH2022
ASHM International invited colleagues from Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste to VH2022, followed by two days reflecting on conference lessons and sharing experiences. These discussions preceded the co-design of a project supporting the Triple Elimination of HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis B parent-to-child transmission in each country, starting July 2022.
Be a part of shaping our projects: Focus Groups!
Calling all primary care clinicians! ASHM will be running several online focus groups to help inform projects we are currently working on, to ensure clinicians have the support they need to manage and treat their patients with hepatitis B.
ASHM is seeking external research, monitoring, and evaluation support.
ASHM is seeking external research, monitoring, and evaluation support to assist with two key projects in the hepatitis B team. The role includes assisting with focus groups and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses Day
The month of May offers the global community an opportunity to reflect on the important role of midwives and
nurses in the provision of care across the entire lifespan, across all health conditions, and in health and
ASHM International led the development of a HIV Peer Case Management Handbook in Timor-Leste
ASHM International has recently completed an HIV case management and linkage strengthening project in
Timor-Leste, as part of AFAO’s Sustainability of HIV services for Key Populations in Asia (SKPA) Program
funded by The Global Fund.
ASHM International’s Commitment to Gender Inclusion and Equality
ASHM International is committed to the principles of gender equality and uses gender mainstreaming across
all our work to improve the lives of women, girls, men, boys, transgender and non-binary people.
HIV Testing Policy Update: Opt-out Testing
ASHMs HIV Testing Policy has now been updated to include opt-out testing.
The Inaugural 2022 HepBcommunity.org Research Showcase
HepBCommunity.org is inviting hepatitis B experts around the world to showcase their research as a forum
thread. They welcome hepatitis B research of all kinds: basic, translational, clinical, public health,
social, and more.
The community will be able to cast votes to decide on the most engaging researchers, who will have the
chance at winning a gift card worth $250 USD.
Join us for this must attend, Australasian COVID-19 Conference taking place 21 – 22 July 2022.
Are you a GP, nurse, researcher, policy maker, infectious disease physician, virologist, scientist or
consumer with an interest in COVID? We encourage you attend this conference.
Deadline extended! Abstract session on Asia and the Pacific regions
The Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS + Sexual Health Conferences are pleased to announce a dedicated abstract session focused on Asia and the Pacific regions at the 2022 conferences.