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World Hepatitis Day Article - Posted on 31 July 2012

To celebrate World Hepatitis Day on July 28 CSRH held a stall to engage university students and staff in open and supportive conversations about issues related to viral hepatitis and liver health.

Smoking Ceremony at new CSRH offices Article - Posted on 10 July 2012

We were proud to mark the commencement of NAIDOC week with an Aboriginal smoking ceremonyin our new offices. The ceremony, conducted byUncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, an Elder of the Yuin people, was attended by CSRH staff, and representatives of UNSW Nura Gili, and the NSW, Metropolitan and La Perouse Aboriginal Land Councils. Following the ceremony CSRH Director John de Wit thanked Uncle Max for helping the Centre celebrate a new beginning for CSRH after our recent relocation within the Kensington campus.

National Gay Men's HIV Health Promotion Conference Article - Posted on 18 June 2012

The National Gay Men HIV Health Promotion Conference, hosted by AFAO, was held in Sydney in May. The conference theme, Rapid Change, Growing Promise, referred to recent developments in HIV prevention science and the opportunity to drive down HIV infections in Australia. Debate about the 'prevention revolution was at times spirited. Considerable concern was also expressed at reductions in the funding of the HIV response in some states, particularly Queensland.

CSRH office relocation Article - Posted on 11 May 2012

On 4 June 2012 CSRH opened its new doors on Level 3 of the John Goodsell Building.While our physical location has changed, telephone, fax and email details remain the same:

12th Social Research Conference in HIV, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases Article - Posted on 16 April 2012

The 12th HHARD Social Research Conference themed silence&articulationwas held at The University of New South Wales 12 13 April 2012. This biennial conference plays an important role in providing a platform for networking and knowledge sharing between social and behavioural science researchers, policy makers, health professionals and community organisations. Keynote speakers including Prof Jane Ussher, Mr John Godwin and Prof Alison Ritter explored how society understands and approaches stigmatised illnesses, sexualities and illicit drug use. In a plenary address, former NSW Minister of Health, Hon John Della Bosca described the politics involved in the establishment of the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross.

CSRH AusAID ALAF Programs Article - Posted on 1 March 2012

CSRH is continuing to coordinate successful capacity building education programs funded by AusAID under the Australian Leadership Award Fellowship (ALAF) scheme. In February, in collaboration with the Centre for HIV Policy at the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, CSRH hosted 17 Chinese leaders in the Party Schools of the Chinese Communist Party from 14 provinces who undertook a three week training program in Sydney.

Gay men cautious about PrEP Article - Posted on 28 February 2012

Australian gay men cautious about PrEP; most in need are the most interested .Coverage of CSRH research on this topic has recently been featured on aidsmap.

Hepatitis C workshop Article - Posted on 24 February 2012

Hepatitis C: Prioritising patient involvement in care and treatment

2012 Seminar Series Article - Posted on 30 January 2012

Each year, CSRH hosts a series of informative and thought-provoking research seminars where CSRH staff, postgraduate students and other stakeholders share their work with academics, both from within and outside the Centre. Professionals who work with people affected by HIV, viral hepatitis and illicit drugs are also very welcome to attend. Click here for details of our 2012 seminar series...

Fighting HIV in Australia Article - Posted on 12 December 2011 Professor John de Wit writes of the current climate and Australia's position in HIV behavioural prevention thirty years on. See more ...
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