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Experiences of hepatitis C treatment and its management: What some patients and health professionals say Archive
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Carla Treloar

This is a qualitative study of hepatitis C treatment experiences and treatment management. The study recruited 20 participants who were either undergoing hepatitis C treatment, or who had completed treatment within the previous six months, for in-depth semi-structured interviews. Six healthcare…

Exposure and Transition Study Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Carla Treloar

Many young people are exposed to injecting drug use though their social networks—by having close friends or a sexual or romantic partner who injects—and we know very little about their knowledge of hepatitis C and injecting drug use, whether they see themselves as being at risk for…

Feasibility of a national internet-based cohort study of men who have sex with men in Australia Archive
People Involved: John de Wit

This project involved undertaking the initial preparatory logistical and methodological development work to determine the feasibility of establishing an internet-based cohort and repeat cross-sectional research program among homosexually active men in Australia.

Concern about rising HIV…

Gay and bisexual men and hepatitis C survey Archive

Funding Agency: UNSW Goldstar Award
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Toby Lea, Peter Aggleton

This study explores gay and bisexual men’s understandings of hepatitis C. Researchers conducting this study are investigating gay and bisexual men’s sexual practice, their illicit drug use and use of social-sexual networks in order to better understand the impact of hepatitis C…

Gender and diversity education project Archive

Funding Agency: Brazilian Special Secretariat of Policies for Women, Brazilian Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality, Brazilian Ministry of Education, British Council Australia, Latin American Centre on Sexuality and Human Rights, UNSW Strategic Funding
People Involved: Peter Aggleton

Against the background of concern to promote social inclusion in schools, this project led to the development of an English language resource, entitled Diversity in School, consisting of four innovative modules addressing cultural diversity and ethnocentrism, gender diversity, sexuality and sexual…

Getting down to it: Understanding barriers to STI testing among young people Archive
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit

While young people are at high risk of contracting sexually transmissible infections (STIs), rates of STI testing remain low in this population. This may reflect that, due to a lack of research on determinants of STI testing, approaches used to promote STI testing in young people have mainly…

HETI eLearning Module Evaluation Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener

The Centre for Social Research in Health was contracted to conduct an evaluation of an e-learning module designed for staff of NSW Health services. The e-learning module aimed to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people who inject drugs. The content of the module was based on a training…

HIV Seroconversion Sub-study of Heterosexuals Newly Diagnosed with HIV Archive

Funding Agency: ACT Health, NSW Health, Queensland Department of Health, WA Health, SA Health, Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Asha Persson

The Seroconversion Study is a national online survey that examines the experiences of people newly diagnosed with HIV. The study includes a qualitative component wherein participants can elect to take part in an in-depth interview. Since 1992 the study has focused exclusively on gay men as the…

Health in Men (HIM) cohort study of HIV-negative gay men Archive

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

An open cohort enrolling approximately 500 HIV-negative gay men per annum was established in Sydney in July 2001 to monitor risk practice and HIV incidence in the context of vaccine initiatives. By December 2004, 1427 men had been recruited into the study and the project stopped recruiting new…