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Systems to optimise treatment, care and support among people diagnosed with HIV Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant
People Involved: Limin Mao, Asha Persson

Immediate treatment of people diagnosed with HIV infection has become a key public health intervention, based on recent evidence confirming treatment suppresses the virus to undetectable levels, and effectively eliminates the risk of transmission to sexual partners. Our partnership will identify…

Technical review of hepatitis C health promotion resources Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar

This project was funded by NSW Ministry of Health and drew upon an Australian Research Council Discovery Project led by Suzanne Fraser. Hepatitis C educational print resources were collected from Australian organisations working with people affected by, or at risk of, hepatitis C infection. This…

Thai gay men and HIV risk in Sydney Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

This study explored how Thai gay men in Sydney perceive and experience HIV risk, and how they managed this risk in their lives as men who are an ethnic minority within the predominantly Anglo-Australian gay community. More specifically, this project explored how Thai gay men in Sydney engage with…

The E-Test Project Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: John de Wit

The eTEST Project was a general practice intervention aimed at increasing sexual health testing rates among gay and bisexual men. At diverse general practice clinics in Sydney and Melbourne, eTEST implemented a multifaceted intervention tailored to meet the needs of each service. Intervention…

The Goanna Project Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Departments/Ministries of Health in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, WA and TAS
People Involved: Joanne Bryant

This project builds on a past study conducted among young indigenous people in NSW by the National Centre in HIV Social Research and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW. It developed from alarming evidence of the high prevalence of STIs among indigenous youth, which in some…

The Observe Study Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Limin Mao, Carla Treloar

Understanding barriers and facilitators to the take up of new direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment

This project will collect information from people who inject drugs (PWID) about their experiences with new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatments for hepatitis C. People who inject drugs…

The PrEPARE Project Current

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Martin Holt, Toby Lea, Dean Murphy, John de Wit

The PrEPARE Project is investigating the attitudes of gay and bisexual men to new HIV prevention technologies, particularly pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and treatment as prevention. The first phase of the project, conducted in 2011–2012, involved an online survey of over 1500 men and…

The Role of Implicit Identity and Implicit Beliefs in Recovery from Mental Illness Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program
People Involved: Loren Brener

Recovery from mental illness is clearly completely determined, with the personality of the individual, the individual’s situation, and the nature of the mental illness all playing a role. One aspect of the individual that has received increasing attention is the degree to which the person…

The Role of Treatment Costs in the Failure of HIV Therapy Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Limin Mao, John de Wit

To determine key barriers, particularly financial constraints, to antiretroviral treatment (ART) adherence, a pilot study involving four clinical sites in NSW was initiated in late 2012. The primary aim of the pilot study is to determine the acceptability of a patient survey evaluating possible…

The Straightpoz study: men and women living heterosexually with HIV Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Asha Persson

This qualitative longitudinal study was conducted between 2004 and 2010 in collaboration with the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Service NSW (Pozhet). The aim of this project, the first of its kind on Australia, was to identify and explore a range of issues significant to men and women living…