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Hepatitis C treatment must respect patient needs, says UNSW report In The Media - Posted on 13 August 2018

A report from the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health says stigma and language are still barriers to treatment.

Kari Lancaster, Kerryn Drysdale and Katherine Kenny selected for the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Mentoring Scheme Article - Posted on 6 August 2018

This scheme is fully funded by the Australian Research Council and is a part of Professor Joy Damousi's ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship.

The changing landscape of social research in viral hepatitis Article - Posted on 27 July 2018

View our list of publications for World Hepatitis Day 2018.

Winner announcement: National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Health Promotion Article - Posted on 27 July 2018

On World Hepatitis Day 2018, the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW Sydney and the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University are thrilled to announce the winner of the inaugural National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Health Promotion.

Young people asked to take STI test in exchange for entry to VIP area at Splendour in the Grass In The Media - Posted on 20 July 2018

Health authorities will provide chlamydia testing for young people at Splendour in the Grass as part of the award-winning Down to Test program.

Sensible to tackle STIs and HIV at the same time In The Media - Posted on 9 July 2018

Affordable access to PrEP through the PBS will drive a dramatic fall in HIV transmission.

Presenting the STI facts In The Media - Posted on 7 July 2018

Professor Martin Holt addresses inaccurate coverage arising from a previous Herald article.

Professor Martin Holt on new study into condom use and PrEP uptake In The Media - Posted on 8 June 2018

Professor Martin Holt from the Centre for Social Research in Health discusses HIV prevention drug PrEP and its impact on sexual practices in gay and bisexual communities where PrEP implementation programs have been rolled out.

Fewer men who have sex with men are using condoms when taking PrEP, and that's OK In The Media - Posted on 8 June 2018

It’s unrealistic to expect everyone who is sexually active will take perfect preventative measures.

As an HIV prevention drug surged in Australia, condom use fell In The Media - Posted on 8 June 2018

Infection rates declined despite a rise in unprotected sex, suggesting widespread use of the drug may mitigate the reduction in condom use.