The bill removes an outdated requirement that only eligible GPs can conduct the tests and brings Victoria in line with the National HIV Testing Policy.
The TGA’s final decision is expected to be handed down in June.
“It’s vital that our voices are heard.”
The health clinics form part of an initiative that will also include state-wide training for health professionals.
New research shows that higher STI rates among Victorian PrEP trial participants were a result of more frequent testing, more casual partners, and more group sex – but not reduced condom use.
“Trans and gender diverse people have a long connection to this location as various TGD groups would hold formal committee meetings and casual gatherings at Monroe’s”
The first known Australian trans person to be awarded a Churchill Fellowship, Jeremy Wiggins’ global research has informed new guidelines around developing health services for trans and gender diverse people.
The Sultan of Brunei first announced the small but wealthy nation would adopt full sharia law in 2014, which prompted a global backlash. The laws will now come into effect on April 3.
ASHM has highlighted Australia’s guidelines around on-demand PrEP while Thorne Harbour Health has released a video explaining the prevention strategy, following the recent HIV diagnosis of PrEP advocate Steve Spencer.