Projects

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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…

Comparing the role of takeaways in methadone maintenance treatment in New South Wales and Victoria Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant
People Involved: kylie valentine, Carla Treloar

New South Wales and Victoria have very different policies concerning ‘takeaway’ methadone (methadone consumed at home rather than on clinic or pharmacy premises). This three-year project, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, compared these two policy environments…

Evaluation of Deadly Liver Mob: pilot study Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE), Western Sydney LHD, Nepean Blue Mountains LHD
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Max Hopwood, Melinda Walker

Sexual health and hepatitis C health promotion targeting Aboriginal people Western Sydney

The Deadly Liver Mob (DLM) incorporates a peer driven intervention to encourage people to be educated about BBV and then recruit and educate their peers to the DLM. DLM is conducted by the harm reduction…

Evaluation of NSP Service Models in Sydney West Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Limin Mao

This study will describe the costs of NSP service provision and patterns of client access to services in one area of NSW with a view to developing a model of service mix based on cost, client access and preference.

Publications

Western Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains Needle and Syringe… (PDF) [1 Mb]

Evaluation of NSW Extended Distribution Pilot Project Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Loren Brener

This project is evaluating the first-ever trial of authorised peer distribution in a NSW setting, by describing the extent and nature of authorised peer distribution, the ways in which staff and police managed it, and the potential risks and benefits attached to the authorisation from the…

Evaluation of NUAA's NSP Services Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Users & AIDS Association, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Loren Brener, Joanne Bryant

This project evaluated some of the needle and syringe programs provided by the NSW Users & AIDS Association, in order to explore the characteristics of consumers’ accessing the NSP services, the method and effectiveness of the outreach of the NSP and outreach services, consumer and…

Evaluation of the Ted Noffs Foundation Street University Program Current

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Limin Mao, Carla Treloar

Street University is a unique and innovative youth development program for marginalised young people aged 12-25 years, established and administered by the Ted Noffs Foundation. It provides a range of creative, life skills and design and technology activities as a way to hook young people into a…

Identifying Undiagnosed HIV Infection among Australian Gay Men (the COUNT study) Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Martin Holt, Toby Lea, John de Wit

The COUNT study was designed to provide robust national estimates of the prevalence of HIV and undiagnosed HIV infection among gay men and identify correlates of undiagnosed infection to inform prevention. The project was a collaboration between CSRH, The Burnet Institute and The Kirby Institute.…

Interventions to Address Methamphetamines in Aboriginal Communities Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC
People Involved: Carla Treloar

This research project will provide urgently needed information on nature and extent of methamphetamine use in Aboriginal communities, including its impact on individuals and communities, and the context in which use occurs in communities. This study is a first to develop and trial…

Mitigating the Influence of Cyber Chatting on Sexual Risk Behaviour Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit

This project will conduct an online evaluation to assess the Chat Smart intervention package; developed to promote a range of self-regulation strategies among younger men who meet partners online.

The dynamics of online dating can promote sexual risk-taking among HIV-negative gay men. Of…