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New STI and BBV data for 2016 released today: alarming trends for Aboriginal people

New STI and BBV data for 2016 released today: alarming trends for Aboriginal people

The Kirby Institute (UNSW) 2017 surveillance reports for STIs and blood borne viruses, released today, again show alarming concerns for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The new data for STIs among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people show no abatement in alarming rates of STIs – with data extremely high for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis in regional ... Read More
 
2nd World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis – Anchorage Consensus Statement 2017

2nd World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis – Anchorage Consensus Statement 2017

2017 is the 10th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Delegates at the 2nd World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis, held in Anchorage, Alaska from 8-9 August, seized the opportunity to develop a powerful consensus statement which calls on nation-states and governments to commit to eliminating viral hepatitis among Indigenous ... Read More