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3D project: diagnosis, disclosure, discrimination and living with Hepatitis C Archive
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Carla Treloar

The aim of the 3D Project was to explore the experiences of diagnosis, disclosure and discrimination among people living with hepatitis C. The study involved quantitative and qualitative research components with Phase 1 consisting of a self-administered short-form questionnaire (n = 504) that…

Aboriginal patterns of cancer care Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Health Services Research Program Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Susan Kippax, Christy Newman, Lenoma Clair Jackson

The aims of the Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care (APOCC) study were to assess whether or not Aboriginal people are diagnosed with cancer at later stages than non-Aboriginal people and, if so, to describe both the barriers to early diagnosis and access to cancer care experienced by Aboriginal…

Aboriginal people living with hepatitis C in New South Wales Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Lenoma Clair Jackson

This ongoing project is a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the investment made by NSW Health to improve care and treatment for Aboriginal people with hepatitis C. The program of work developed by NSW Health included new positions (Access Coordinators), community education and workforce…

An analysis of 'blood awareness' for the purposes of hepatitis C prevention, education and health promotion Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar

The promotion of ‘blood awareness’ has been identified as a key strategy for containing the spread of blood-borne viruses. However, the development of a heightened awareness of blood as a source of infection requires consideration of many sensitive social and health implications, such…

Asian Gay Men's Community Survey Current

Funding Agency: CALD Gay Men Action Group
People Involved: Limin Mao, Horas Tze Hoo Wong

The research study is aiming to conduct a comprehensive assessment of HIV prevention needs among men who have sex with men of Asian background who are currently living in Sydney.

In Sydney, similar HIV&STI-focused behavioural surveillance among gay Asian men was conducted in 1999 and 2002. A…

Barriers and Incentives to Treatment for Illicit Drug Users Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Susan Kippax

The Barriers and Incentives to Treatment for Illicit Drug Users research project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. A consortium, comprising LMS Consulting, the National Centre in HIV Social Research (NCHSR) at the University of New South Wales and the…

Barriers to HIV testing among people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds Archive
People Involved: Susan Kippax

This project investigates the reasons for delayed HIV testing, particularly among people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The project has two components, one quantitative, the other qualitative. The quantitative component collects demographic and socio-economic data, along…

Cancer among Aboriginal people: pilot study Archive

Funding Agency: Cancer Council Australia
People Involved: Susan Kippax, Christy Newman

A qualitative pilot study was funded by the Cancer Council Australia to develop and test research tools for a larger study on cancer among Aboriginal people in New South Wales. This pilot study established working relationships with key Aboriginal organisations, including the Aboriginal Health and…

Characterising behaviours associated with hepatitis C transmission and protection and the impact of prevention measures on incident infection among prisoners: risk of hepatitis C in prison Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar

The literature concerning risk environments for blood-borne virus transmission within prisons is small, and no research has been conducted in Australian settings. Some work in other countries has highlighted the limitations of epidemiological data in understanding the social relationships…

Community periodic survey of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Sydney Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Susan Kippax

The aim of this study was to investigate knowledge and perceptions of HIV and the use of health services among the general populations of four ethnic communities in Sydney that have a high prevalence of HIV infection: Thai, Cambodian, Sudanese and Ethiopian. The study investigated people’s…