The Kirby Institute

Know your HIV status

Global research collaboration led by The Kirby Institute to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV.

Remote Australian community

Rapid testing for COVID-19 will deliver results on the spot for thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Covid-19

A world-first Australian study could help determine which existing treatments are protective against COVID-19.

Coronavirus

A team of world-class researchers and project staff from UNSW Sydney has been seconded to NSW Health to join the fight against COVID-19. 

The Kirby Institute has released a new report that highlights a need for policy and practice in Australian sexual assault services to be more responsive to the needs of trans and gender diverse people.

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UNSW researchers will work in an international team to reduce the misuse of antibiotics that contributes to germs becoming resistant to medicines. 

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UNSW Sydney has paid tribute to highly respected Scientia Professor David Cooper, AO after his death at the age of 68.

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PNG's first representative survey of people most at risk for HIV has revealed that one in six sex workers in Port Moresby are HIV positive.

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UNSW scientist Justin Gooding and a separate team from the Kirby Institute have been honoured with prestigious Eureka Prizes for efforts to support the next generation of researchers and combat the scourge of scabies.

PrEP

The Kirby Institute at UNSW has welcomed the Therapeutic Goods Administration's approval of antiretroviral drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia.

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