Kirby Institute

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Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis C treatment.

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Point-of-care tests to detect and treat key infectious diseases will be expanded in 300 health centres in four countries thanks to a new program led by UNSW. 

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Newly released data from the Kirby Institute show a decline in the uptake of life-saving treatments among people living with hepatitis C.

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New research from NDARC and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney shows almost 40% of people who have injected drugs in the past year are living with hepatitis C.

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A study led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW supports evidence that treatment-as-prevention allows people living with HIV to have effectively zero chance of sexually transmitting the virus to others.

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A symposium of distinguished guests supported a research agenda to perpetuate the legacy of the late Professor David Cooper. 

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Hundreds of people gathered at Sydney's Town Hall today to remember UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper AC, immunologist and pioneer in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Researchers at the Kirby Institute and UNSW Sydney have found that due to a decrease in the effectiveness of the flu vaccine over time, June and July could be the best time to get the jab for overall protection against the illness. 

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Researchers from the Papua New Guinea Institute for Medical Research and UNSW's Kirby Institute say health services are needed to tackle high rates of HIV, hepatitis and STIs among key populations in PNG.

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The ease of creating a smallpox-like virus, and the growing number of vulnerable people with weakened immune systems, present challenges for emergency response planners, researchers have warned.

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