Projects

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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…

Community-based Organising against HIV and for Rights among Same-sex Attracted Men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Archive

Funding Agency: Norwegian Research Council
People Involved: Peter Aggleton

This project will document, learn from, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of community-based HIV-related work by same-sex attracted men in Dar es Salaam.

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…

Cybersex Study Project Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit, Dean Murphy

During the last decade or so, the increasing popularity of the internet as a way to meet sex partners coincided with an increase in sexual risk-taking and HIV incidence among men who have sex with men (MSM). A three-wave online prospective study was conducted to first obtain a comprehensive…

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 a model for assessment and treatment of hepatitis C virus among injecting drug users in the opiate pharmacotherapy setting (ETHOS) Archive

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

Worldwide there has been growing interest in the provision of care and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in opiate pharmacotherapy treatment programs. The ETHOS project was a prospective, observational trial in nine opiate pharmacotherapy clinics in NSW involving the establishment of…

Evaluation of the GP initiation of hepatitis C treatment pilot Archive

Funding Agency: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, NSW Health
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Carla Treloar

Over the past three years, the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine has conducted a trial of hepatitis C (HCV) treatment initiation in general practice. A qualitative evaluation of the trial by CSRH occurred during 2011. All seven GPs who participated in the trial routinely treated patients with…

Evaluation of the Stimulant Check-up Clinic Archive

Funding Agency: St Vincent's Hospital
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Loren Brener, Toby Lea, Jake Rance

The evaluation assessed the following:

• Utilisation of the clinic by people who use non-prescribed psycho-stimulants, who are in early stage drug use, and who have not previously sought treatment for psycho-stimulant use disorders

• Retention of clients through the three appointments…