ASHM COVID-19 taskforce on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and Sexual health
UPDATED ON: 11 July 2021.
ASHM’s Taskforce on BBVs, Sexual Health and COVID-19 was established on 20 March 2020. It provides a timely opportunity for the BBV and sexual health sectors to discuss the scientific, clinical, BBV and sexual health service delivery and social implications of COVID-19, and provides consistent and evidence-based messaging to the health workforce, sector partners and community.
Below you can find the various outputs of the taskforce, information about its structure and membership and links to ASHM and external resources in the context of COVID-19. If you want to provide feedback or have any questions regarding the Taskforce please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest guidance from the Taskforce & Regional Advisory Group
13 July 2022
Winter Update on how to optimise the treatment and prevention of COVID-19 in people living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis - Prepared by A/Prof. Dr E Wright
11 July 2022
FAQs for clinicians about covid-19 vaccines and people living with Hepatitis B/Hepatitis C-related chronic liver disease
11 July 2022
FAQs for clinicians about covid-19 vaccines and people living with HIVASHM COVID-19 Taskforce interim recommendations
19 September 2021
Regional Advisory Group
Principles regarding the Prioritisation of COVID-19 vaccines for People Living with HIV and their service providers
2nd Australasian COVID-19 Conference
21-22 July 2022
This two-day face-to-face conference was held at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park from 21-22 July 2022.
The conference theme was “Taking stock of our COVID toolkit”: researchers from an array of disciplines, specialist clinicians, epidemiologists and community members have developed new and harnessed existing tools to comprehensively address prevention, treatment and management of COVID-19/SARS-COV-2 and evolving challenges presented.
Webinar - 8 August 2022
Dr Nicole Allard and Associate Professor Edwina Wright present a 1.5-hour online report back session highlighting the key findings from the recent 2022 Australasian COVID-19 Conference from a GP’s perspective.
Taking stock of our COVID toolkit: A GP perspective of the Australasian COVID-19 Conference on Vimeo