Kirby Institute

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Australia’s annual report card on STIs and blood-borne viruses finds that gonorrhoea has increased by 63% over the past five years.

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The criminalisation of sex work has negative impacts on the health, safety and wellbeing of sex workers, write Linda Selvey, Basil Donovan, Jonathan Hallett, Kahlia McAusland and Roanna Lobo.

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In most Australian states, if you have certain STIs, you have a legal responsibility to notify your potential sexual partners, Dr Denton Callander writes.

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The Kirby Institute has been a key player in NSW’s partnership response to HIV, which has reached a historic milestone. 

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Research from The Kirby Institute released for World Hepatitis Day shows Australia could be one of the first countries in the world to eliminate hepatitis C.

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Research from The Kirby Institute adds to the evidence that effectively treating HIV blocks transmission in couples of differing HIV status.

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Infection and immunity researcher Anthony Kelleher from the Kirby Institute has been welcomed as Acting Dean of UNSW Medicine.

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The Kirby Institute's Rebecca Guy is the fourth outstanding woman researcher from UNSW to win the Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship in the past three years.

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The Kirby Institute's new research collaboration with Myanmar's University of Medicine 2 will build research capacity in infectious diseases in the country, which faces considerable health challenges.

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More Australians have been treated for hepatitis C in the past 12 months than the last decade combined, following the listing of a new generation therapy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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