The aim of this study was to explore how living with HIV and being a migrant from an ethnic minority background interact and how these contingencies intersect with gender and sexual orientation in shaping the lives of individuals.
This project used quantitative and qualitative methods to determine the factors that influence people’s decisions to undertake treatment for hepatitis C. In 2008, quantitative data were collected from 713 people with hepatitis C.
Marriage equality remains out of reach for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Australia. Despite years of advocacy on the part of LGBTI communities and their allies this issue has not yet been resolved.
Documenting stories of family life in the context of HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C: A three-year qualitative Discovery Project to document – for the first time – firsthand accounts of what serodiscordance means in the context of everyday family life.
Working in collaboration with the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA), CSRH has recently completed an online study assessing the experiences of stigma among people living with HIV (PLHIV).
This study assesses HIV-related stigma and discrimination among PLHIV in Australia, using standardised, proven instruments to measure HIV stigma, self-esteem, resilience, depression, anxiety and stress.
In 2018 the inaugural National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Health Promotion was run by the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) at Curtin University (Curtin).
The project involves the roll-out of targeted interventions at multiple hospital sites in Queensland and New South Wales, with a focus on Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (SAP) and its social and behavioural underpinnings.
This project evaluated the implementation and delivery of rapid HIV testing in Sydney sexual health clinics and other settings. It found that rapid testing could be successfully implemented in a variety of settings and was highly acceptable to clients and staff.