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Syphilis outbreaks tend to occur in marginalised populations where there is a lack of affordable, appropriate and culturally acceptable health care. yaruman5/Flickr

Northern Australia syphilis outbreak is about government neglect, not child abuse

The syphilis outbreak in Central Australia is not about child abuse. But it highlights the urgent need for investment in sexual health services for Aboriginal Australians living in remote areas.
Australia has joined others around the world in seeking to significantly cut HIV infection rates. AAP

Australia sees spike in HIV infection rate

Australia has seen a notable rise in HIV infections over the last 12 months, say researchers at the University of New South…

Teens don’t identify with STD messages

A new study shows that teenagers know how sexually transmitted diseases occur and actively try to reduce their risk, but…
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Boys to receive Gardasil HPV vaccine

Boys are likely be offered subsidised vaccinations against the sexually transmitted, wart and cancer-causing human papillomavirus…

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