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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…

ACT Health Stigma Current

Funding Agency: ACT Health
People Involved: Loren Brener, Lise Lafferty, Christy Newman, Carla Treloar

CSRH has been commissioned by ACT Health to undertake research to examine stigma and discrimination experienced among priority populations affected by sexually transmissible infections (STI) and blood borne viruses (BBV) in the ACT. The aim of this research is to, research and benchmark best…

Aboriginal patterns of cancer care Archive

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

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

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…

Ageing and people living with HIV/viral hepatitis in the ACT Current

Funding Agency: ACT Health
People Involved: Limin Mao, Christy Newman, Carla Treloar, Martin Holt

People living with long-term infections such as viral hepatitis or HIV face unique challenges as they age. Treatment side effects may hasten the ageing process, and/or predispose people to other medical issues. Chronic conditions and multiple co-morbidities are common in people with long-term…

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

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…

Bacterial relations and antimicrobial futures in India Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council, UNSW Scientia Program, Australian National University
People Involved: Alex Broom, Emma Kirby, Katherine Kenny, Sophie Lewis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is set to be the challenge of the 21st Century, and AMR itself (i.e. the proliferation of resistant bacteria) and its remedies (i.e. the restriction of antibiotics) will disproportionately affect developing countries (due to limited access to prescribed antibiotics)…

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 prevention and care among gay men in Tasmania Archive
People Involved: Toby Lea, Martin Holt

This project was conducted in partnership between the Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TasCAHRD) and CSRH. The project aimed to examine barriers and incentives to HIV testing and treatment among gay and bisexual men in Tasmania, including the role of stigma and…