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3D project: diagnosis, disclosure, discrimination and living with Hepatitis C Archive
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Carla Treloar

The aim of the 3D Project was to explore the experiences of diagnosis, disclosure and discrimination among people living with hepatitis C. The study involved quantitative and qualitative research components with Phase 1 consisting of a self-administered short-form questionnaire (n = 504) that…

Aboriginal patterns of cancer care Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Health Services Research Program Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Susan Kippax, Christy Newman, Lenoma Clair Jackson

The aims of the Aboriginal Patterns of Cancer Care (APOCC) study were to assess whether or not Aboriginal people are diagnosed with cancer at later stages than non-Aboriginal people and, if so, to describe both the barriers to early diagnosis and access to cancer care experienced by Aboriginal…

Aboriginal people living with hepatitis C in New South Wales Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Lenoma Clair Jackson

This ongoing project is a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the investment made by NSW Health to improve care and treatment for Aboriginal people with hepatitis C. The program of work developed by NSW Health included new positions (Access Coordinators), community education and workforce…

An analysis of 'blood awareness' for the purposes of hepatitis C prevention, education and health promotion Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health
People Involved: Carla Treloar

The promotion of ‘blood awareness’ has been identified as a key strategy for containing the spread of blood-borne viruses. However, the development of a heightened awareness of blood as a source of infection requires consideration of many sensitive social and health implications, such…

Barriers and Incentives to Treatment for Illicit Drug Users Archive

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Loren Brener, Susan Kippax

The Barriers and Incentives to Treatment for Illicit Drug Users research project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. A consortium, comprising LMS Consulting, the National Centre in HIV Social Research (NCHSR) at the University of New South Wales and the…

Barriers to HIV prevention and care among gay men in Tasmania Archive
People Involved: Toby Lea, Martin Holt

This project was conducted in partnership between the Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TasCAHRD) and CSRH. The project aimed to examine barriers and incentives to HIV testing and treatment among gay and bisexual men in Tasmania, including the role of stigma and…

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…

Barriers to, and enablers of, embedding the management and care of viral hepatitis in primary care settings Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Max Hopwood

A review of the national and international peer-reviewed and grey literature was conducted to identify the barriers to, and enablers of, embedding the care and management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in each of the six priority primary care settings, namely Aboriginal Community Controlled Health…

Cancer among Aboriginal people: pilot study Archive

Funding Agency: Cancer Council Australia
People Involved: Susan Kippax, Christy Newman

A qualitative pilot study was funded by the Cancer Council Australia to develop and test research tools for a larger study on cancer among Aboriginal people in New South Wales. This pilot study established working relationships with key Aboriginal organisations, including the Aboriginal Health and…

Characterising behaviours associated with hepatitis C transmission and protection and the impact of prevention measures on incident infection among prisoners: risk of hepatitis C in prison Archive

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

The literature concerning risk environments for blood-borne virus transmission within prisons is small, and no research has been conducted in Australian settings. Some work in other countries has highlighted the limitations of epidemiological data in understanding the social relationships…