Projects

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PAART Study Current

Funding Agency: Gilead Science, Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, ACT Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Limin Mao, John de Wit

PAART (Predictors of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy) is an open, prospective clinical observational cohort, established in October 2013. Patients are recruited from hospital outpatient clinics, sexual health clinics and high HIV-caseload general practices. HIV-positive patients who were…

Play Safe and Live Nation Projects Current

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health, NSW Health
People Involved: Philippe Adam, John de Wit, Mandy Schippers

Informing and evaluating online sexual health promotion for young people in NSW.

The Centre for Social Research in Health has been commissioned to inform and evaluate two major sexual health promotion initiative in NSW: Play Safe and Live Nation.

Play Safe is an initiative to promote sexual…

Positive Life Pathways for Vulnerable Adolescents Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council - Linkage Program, Ted Noffs Foundation
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Eileen Baldry

The role of a life managements program approach

Young people in contact with the criminal justice system who have problematic use of drugs and alcohol often lack opportunities for social and economic participation in society and many continue offending into adulthood. This project examines…

PrEPX Current

Funding Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Alfred Health, Victorian AIDS Council
People Involved: Dean Murphy, John de Wit, Martin Holt

PrEPX is examining the impact of expanding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Victoria on rates of new HIV infections, sexually transmissible infections, and sexual practices. PrEP is the use of medication to prevent HIV infection in people who are at high risk. This study…

Queer Generations Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Peter Aggleton, Toby Lea, Christy Newman

Belonging and sexual citizenship among gender and sexual minority youth

Something like one in four young Australians are likely to experience serious mental health difficulties, disrupting education, relationships and work. Young people from gender and sexual minorities are especially prone to…

STOP-C: Trialling treatment as prevention for hepatitis C virus in prison Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC, NSW Ministry of Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Jake Rance, Lise Lafferty

A sub-study of acceptability and feasibility

The new generation of hepatitis C treatment medications will provide shorter, more efficacious and more tolerable treatment experiences than current regimes. Further, modelling work has demonstrated the possibility of treatment as prevention for…

Stigma Indicators Monitoring Project Current

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: John de Wit, Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Max Hopwood

The aim of this study is to develop an indicator of stigma among priority groups identified by the five national strategies addressing blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections, including men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people living with HIV, people living with…

Stigma Interventions Current

Funding Agency: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Max Hopwood, Limin Mao, Levinia Crooks

This ASHM-led project aims to address systemic barriers, stigma and discrimination to increase access to the health system by people at risk of or living with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. The project will progress in two major stages: in year one interventions aimed at reducing stigma,…

Stigma Reduction Interventions: Digital Environments (STRIDE) Current

Funding Agency: beyondblue
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Max Hopwood, Dean Murphy, John de Wit

This project is an evaluation of an online intervention for two groups: (1) men living with HIV; (2) married men who have sex with men. The interventions aimed to address mental health symptoms (anxiety and depression) and social isolation. This project also included a qualitative study of married…

StraightMSM Study: Heterosexually-Identified Men Who Have Sex With Men Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Christy Newman, Asha Persson, Denton Callander, Martin Holt, John de Wit

The primary focus of this exploratory, qualitative project, funded by BRISE, was to interview a range of professionals employed in health services, health promotion and other relevant roles to document their expert views on the experiences and needs of straight-identified MSM in New South Wales.…