The program for this November’s 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference and the 2016 Australasian HIV & AIDS conference has been released, and features ten presentations and one poster which report on ACCESS data. Click here to download an outline of all ACCESS presentations across both conferences. To see the full abstract of a presentation, click on its title in the listing below.
At 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference (14-16 November), you’ll find Chris Bourne, Denton Callander, Heulwen Rees, Carol El-Hayek, Lucy Watchirs Smith and Anna Wilkinson presenting their work.
Monday’s Rapid Fire Session on Clinical Sexual Health and Epidemiology in the Exhibition Hall between 4:30-5:30pm
- At 4:36pm, Chris (NSW Health) will present: “The changing pattern of sexually transmissible infection and HIV diagnoses in New South Wales publicly-funded sexual health clinics, 2010-2014”
- At 4:54pm, Denton (Kirby Institute) will present: “Injecting Drug Use Is Associated With High Risk Sexual Practices and Sexually Transmissible Infections among Gay Men”
- At 5:00pm, Heulwen Rees (Sydney Local Health District) will present: “Higher STI yield among asymptomatic gay men attending a community-based shop-front service compared with a fast-track sexual health clinic service”
- At 5:06pm, Carol (Burnet Institute) will present: “Is the increase in Syphilis cases in Victoria due to increased testing?”
- At 5:12pm, Lucy (Kirby Institute) will present: “Gonorrhea positivity and risk factors among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women attending sexual health clinics in Australia”
- At 5:18pm, Anna (Burnet Institute) will present: “Gonorrhoea epidemiology in the male population (2011-2014) in Victoria, Australia informed by the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS)”
Clarissa Moreira will also present a poster titled: “Barriers to chlamydia screening of young people and possible solutions as reported by general practitioners in Victoria and NSW”
Meanwhile at the 2016 Australasian HIV & AIDS conference (16-18 November), Hamish McManus, Jason Asselin, Denton Callander and Clarissa Moreira will feature across four sessions on Thursday and Friday.
Thursday’s ‘Treatment as Prevention’ concurrent session between 11:00am-12:30pm:
- At 11:00am, Hamish (Kirby Institute) will present: “Earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy in a national cohort of people newly diagnosed with HIV attending Australian sexual health clinics”
- At 11:15am, Jason (Burnet Institute) will present: “Trends in Viral Suppression among People Living with HIV in Victoria, 2009-2014”
Thursday’s ‘Cascade of HIV Care’ concurrent session in Hall L between 2:00-3:30pm:
- At 2:15pm, Denton (Kirby Institute) will present: “Women, those who inject drugs and younger people more likely ‘detectable’ viral loads”
Friday’s ‘HIV Epidemology and Prevention for Gay and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men’ concurrent session between 1:30-3:00pm:
- At 1:45pm, Denton (Kirby Institute) will present: “Trends in incidence of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections among male sex workers in Australia”