STIs in remote Australia

STIs in remote Australia

SourceABC 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 James Ward will address the National Rural Health Conference 2019 (24-27 Marchon the topic of addressing sexually transmitted infections in remote Australia. 

Guests:

Professor James Ward

Associate Professor, Flinders University; Head of Infectious Diseases Research, Aboriginal Health, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Host:

Dr Norman Swan

Producer:

James Bullen

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