Monthly Archives: March 2019

Response to Syphilis Outbreak Steps up Again

Response to Syphilis Outbreak Steps up Again

Source: The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Media Hub, 26 March 2019 The Australian Government is again stepping up the fight against the syphilis outbreak affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in central, northern and southern Australia. The Morrison Government is again stepping up the fight against the syphilis outbreak affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Read More
 
STIs in remote Australia

STIs in remote Australia

Source: ABC Health Report, presented by Dr Norman Swan, 18 March 2019 A leading Aboriginal researcher is calling for action in remote Australia to deal with a preventable epidemic of sexually transmissible infections — including syphilis — in a population that’s no more sexually active than non-Indigenous people of the same age. Listen to the broadcast here. Professor ... Read More