Plan to address STIs, boost sexual health services in Canberra: ACT government. The ACT will boost access to sexual health services and focus on new programs and clinical trials aimed at stopping and reducing the spread of HIV, hepatitis B and C and sexually transmissible infections.
Canberra domestic violence prevention program helps bystanders interrupt abuse
A new program is empowering bystanders to recognise and intervene in domestic violence abuse situations.
The MATE program, run by the AIDS Action Council, has been designed to teach community members how to recognise abuse and have the confidence to speak out and offer help.
Taken as PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), the little blue Truvada pill could be one of the most exciting and empowering tools for fighting HIV that we have seen. PrEP is medication taken prior to having sex that stops HIV transmission from occurring. It is quickly becoming an essential part of many gay men’s options for managing their sexual health, even though it is not readily available in Australia.