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.