Blood Borne Viruses
This is the 2nd Edition of the “STI & BBV Manual: Early Detection and Treatment” in full color. A manual for improving access to early detection and treatment programs for Aboriginal People and Communities in NSW.
This is the 2nd Edition of the “STI & BBV Manual: Early Detection and Treatment” in black and white. A manual for improving access to early detection and treatment programs for Aboriginal People and Communities in NSW.
The AH&MRC supports harm minimisa on, and harm reduc on in par cular, as an eff ec ve method of providing health and other services to Aboriginal people who inject drugs. The AH&MRC encourages member services to examine the appropriateness and consider the outcome of harm reduc on programs within their health service delivery.
To pilot a Peer Education program to prevent the spread of blood borne viruses (BBVs) in Aboriginal communities across NSW. This project targets young Aboriginal people aged 14-25, particularly those at risk of contracting a BBV. Partner organisations are Hepatitis NSW, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) and Juvenile Detention Centres.
This report presents the findings of the post-campaign stage of the evaluation.
The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) was commissioned by NSW Health to implement a state-wide Hep C Campaign involving ‘THE LAST KINECTION’. AH&MRC believes this is a great opportunity to open a dialogue with Aboriginal communities about Hep C and to explore and gain knowledge, challenge shame and stigma and improve Aboriginal peoples access to appropriate services and information.
For further information visit the Campaign website at:
This is a resource for Aboriginal Communities in NSW about hepatitis C or ‘hep C’.
This booklet was developed with funding provided from NSW Health.
This print run was supported by The Hepatitis C Council of NSW.