Diversity


The International Student Health Hub is now LIVE!

www.internationalstudents.health.nsw.gov.au

Thank you to all agencies & international students who participated in the development of the Hub.

Want to stay connected?

Email Maddison.stratten@health.nsw.gov.au to get the Hub promotion toolkit + a monthly email for the next six months, featuring different pages of the Hub to promote to your networks.


What do young migrant and refugee women think of the contraceptive implant?

Family Planning NSW is conducting a study to learn more about the factors that influence and inform young migrant and refugee women’s views, experiences and decision-making in regards to the contraceptive implant.

Seeking;

young people eligible for the contraceptive implant (e.g. cisgender women, transgender men and non-binary people assigned female at birth),

  • 15 to 24 years,
  • migrant or refugee background,
  • speak a language other than English at home
  • live in NSW

Participate in a 30 minute interview to share experiences and views on the contraceptive implant à whether considering one, currently using one, or previously used one.

A $30 voucher will be provided for participation.

For more information

Attached is the study flyer, available in several languages.

Ethics approval has been received from the Family Planning NSW Ethics Committee (approval #R2020-03).


The AH&MRC are working in partnership with the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) to deliver Sexual and Reproductive health webinars for our Aboriginal workforce. This interactive online workshop provides Aboriginal Health Workers, Practitioners and nurses with an overview of sexual and reproductive health, including sexual history taking, STI screening and testing, and current contraceptive options.

The webinar will run for 90 minutes online via Zoom and is free of charge. It is also CPD accredited and is endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing and the Australian National Association for Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners. It will be presented by a clinician and will be reviewed by the AH&MRC and external bodies to make sure it is culturally appropriate.

All the webinars will take place from 10:00am-11:30am on a Wednesday.

The webinar is designed for Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners who are eager to learn more about sexual and reproductive health and assisting clients within this area.

There will be 4 webinars online for each of the regions, they will all take place via Zoom.

Northern Region: 19th of May, 2021 Register here

Southern Region: 2nd of June, 2021 Register here

Western Region: 16th of June, 2021 Register here 

Metropolitan Region: 30th of June, 2021 Register here 

https://www.ahmrc.org.au/event/sexual-and-reproductive-health-webinars/

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kezia Blackledge,

Public Health & Intelligence Officer, via email: kblackledge@ahmrc.org.au, OR mobile: 0466263389.


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