PAART (Predictors of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy) is an open, prospective clinical observational cohort, established in October 2013. Patients are recruited from hospital outpatient clinics, sexual health clinics and high HIV-caseload general practices.
The Positive Health study was an open cohort study of HIV-positive gay and other homosexual men living in New South Wales. The study focussed on HIV testing and markers of health, treatment and care, sexual practices and attitudes, sexual health testing and other issues.
Young people in contact with the criminal justice system who have problematic use of drugs and alcohol often lack opportunities for social and economic participation in society and many continue offending into adulthood.
The aim of this project is to explore and describe the period following completion of interferon-based treatment for hepatitis C infection with a focus on documenting persistent treatment-related psychiatric and physical after effects.
This qualitative pilot study explored key issues associated with the transition to adolescence and adulthood for children living with HIV in NSW, and the implications of these for health, HIV prevention and clinical care in NSW.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was subsidised by the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in April 2018. GPs and HIV/sexual health specialists are key actors to prescribing PrEP to get maximal coverage of populations at risk of acquiring HIV, particularly gay and bisexual men.
This three-year multi-method study was conducted at the National Centre in HIV Social Research at The University of New South Wales in collaboration with the Disciplines of General Practice at The University of Sydney and The University of Adelaide, the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depr
Attitudes of the HIV workforce to emerging HIV prevention technologies
This survey examines the attitudes of clinicians, policy makers, activists and health promotion workers to classic, community initiated, emerging and promising HIV biomedical prevention technologies: condom use, sero
The aims of this project were to conduct a pilot study of an online survey of (1) young people exposed to injecting, to examine their knowledge regarding hepatitis C prevention and transmission, and to examine the factors associated with high/low levels of knowledge, and (2) of young people more
The project will incorporate policy analysis, historical, archival, textual and online research together with individual interviews and focus groups with two different generations of gender and sexual minority youth: those of the 1970s generation, who were between 16-25 years old in 1995, and their counterparts twenty years later aged 16-25 years growing up today.