Projects

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Asian Gay Men's Community Survey Current

Funding Agency: CALD Gay Men Action Group
People Involved: Limin Mao, Horas Tze Hoo Wong

The research study is aiming to conduct a comprehensive assessment of HIV prevention needs among men who have sex with men of Asian background who are currently living in Sydney.

In Sydney, similar HIV&STI-focused behavioural surveillance among gay Asian men was conducted in 1999 and 2002. A…

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

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.

Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID Project) Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Joanne Bryant, Jake Rance

The Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID) project was funded by the NHMRC and began in 2012. Our interest was to examine, in detail, the experiences of injecting among heterosexual couples.

Couples (sexual partnerships) are an important group to understand. Data derived from surveys of people who…

ETHOS II Current

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

Enhancing Treatment of Hepatitis C in Opioid Substitution Settings

This study aims to evaluate the impact of an intervention integrating non-invasive liver disease screening on HCV assessment and treatment in drug and alcohol clinics, and to develop a translational framework for subsequent…

Evaluation of Deadly Liver Mob Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE), Western Sydney LHD, Nepean Blue Mountains LHD
People Involved: Carla Treloar

Sexual health and hepatitis C health promotion targeting Aboriginal people Western Sydney

The Deadly Liver Mob (DLM) incorporates a peer driven intervention to encourage people to be educated about BBV and then recruit and educate their peers to the DLM. DLM is conducted by the harm reduction…

Evaluation of NSP Service Models in Sydney West Current

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

Beyond equipment distribution in Needle and Syringe…

Evaluation of the Stimulant Check-up Clinic Current

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

The evaluation assesed 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…

Experiences of Addiction, Treatment and Recovery: An online resource for members of the public, health professionals and policymakers Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Carla Treloar

This project will collect and analyse the personal accounts of people who describe themselves as having a drug habit, dependence or addiction, and present these accounts on a publicly accessible website: www.livesofsubstance.org

Publications

Pienaar, K., Moore, D., Fraser, S., Kokanovic,…

Following Lives Undergoing Change (FLUX) Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council
People Involved: Toby Lea

The Flux study is a longitudinal cohort study investigating drug use among gay and bisexual men. The study aims to identify factors associated with current drug use, future uptake, or cessation of drug use, as well as changes in patterns of drug use, and the consequences of drug use. Flux is a…

Frequency of Online Rapid Testing at Home (FORTH) Current

Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Health, NHMRC Program Grant
People Involved: Martin Holt

The recently revised National HIV Testing Policy prohibits the use of home-based rapid HIV testing, but encourages exploratory research on the issue. This project is comparing the acceptability of clinic-based conventional HIV testing and home-based, self-administered HIV testing for gay men at…