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STIs


Is your pharmacy passive about safer sex? It’s everybody’s role to raise awareness of STIs and their prevention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The following appeared in …

The last 10 years have seen diagnoses of genital warts drop by 90% in Australian men and women aged 15 to 20 New surveillance data …

A record high of more than 90% of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are achieving an undetectable viral load thanks to antiretroviral treatment UNSW researchers …

Pharmacists are in a good position to provide STI screening services – but confidentiality is just one barrier to be overcome Helen Wood and Sajni …

Antibiotic resistance is not new but recent developments increase the urgency for action Mark Blaskovich, The University of Queensland There has been a lot of …

An alarming 60% of young Queenslanders believe the contraceptive pill is a form of protection from STIs Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says …

The number of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea samples reported to health authorities skyrocketed in the six months to September 2017 The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality …

Pharmacists’ significant role in helping patients with STIs needs to be handled with care, write Jarrod McMaugh and Sam Flood Sexually transmitted infections are a …

UQ researchers are studying drug resistance in gonorrhoea in a bid to battle the disease’s growing resistance to antibiotics The University of Queensland’s Association Professor …

ACON has launched a new campaign putting testing and treatment at the heart of efforts to reduce STI rates among gay men in NSW Produced …

Pharmacists must be up to date with the latest developments in HIV prevention and treatment, writes Louis Roller The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is …

An HIV prevention advocate has vowed to keep fighting for pre exposure prophylaxis to be PBS listed Following the announcement by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory …