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Community of Practice
for Action on HIV and
Mobility
Launch of the Interim Report Card
Presented by Dr Roanna Lobo
Curtin ...
HIV and Mobility in Australia: A Road Map for
Action
• In the last decade, HIV diagnoses in Australia
have increased among...
Community of Practice for Action on HIV and
Mobility (CoPAHM)
An alliance of over 60 members taking action to address HIV ...
• This Report Card provides an overview
of national momentum on HIV and
mobility, highlighting areas with strong
momentum ...
Understanding the Interim Report Card
Understanding the Interim Report Card
• Andrew Burry, CEO, WA AIDS Council;
• Danny Gallant, Manager, Sexually Transmissible Infection
and Blood Borne Virus Sec...
Many individuals contributed to the development of this report card. In
particular, we would like to thank Roanna Lobo, Ge...
For further information, do not hesitate to contact CoPAHM at
copahm@curtin.edu.au
Follow us on twitter at @CoPAHM or get ...
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Community of Practice for Action on HIV and Mobility: Launch of the Interim Report Card

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This Report Card provides an overview of national momentum on HIV and mobility, highlighting areas with strong momentum and areas that are limited. This presentation was given at the AFAO Community Hub at the ASHM 2015 conference.

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Community of Practice for Action on HIV and Mobility: Launch of the Interim Report Card

  1. 1. Community of Practice for Action on HIV and Mobility Launch of the Interim Report Card Presented by Dr Roanna Lobo Curtin University 17th of September 2015
  2. 2. HIV and Mobility in Australia: A Road Map for Action • In the last decade, HIV diagnoses in Australia have increased amongst people travelling to and from high HIV prevalence countries • The 7th National HIV Strategy acknowledges mobile populations as priority populations for action in Australia. The Road Map proposes 71 strategies under 5 Action Areas 1. International Leadership and Global Health Governance 2. Commonwealth and State Leadership 3. Community Mobilisation 4. Development of Services for Mobile or Migrant People and Groups 5. Research, Surveillance and Evaluation.
  3. 3. Community of Practice for Action on HIV and Mobility (CoPAHM) An alliance of over 60 members taking action to address HIV and Mobility • Commonwealth/state government health departments • Community HIV organisations • HIV/AIDS peak organisations • Research institutions • Commonwealth/state migrant organisations • Migrant health organisations • Sex work and drug user peak organisations • Sexual health clinics • Universities • Community leaders/religious leaders • Multicultural groups • ….
  4. 4. • This Report Card provides an overview of national momentum on HIV and mobility, highlighting areas with strong momentum and areas that are limited. • Audit conducted with CoPAHM members between March – July 2015. • Strategies labelled ‘urgently’, ‘ASAP’ and ‘2015’. • May not be fully representative, given the dynamic nature of building momentum. Interim Report Card In total we received: • 24 responses from stakeholders • 90 activities listed
  5. 5. Understanding the Interim Report Card
  6. 6. Understanding the Interim Report Card
  7. 7. • Andrew Burry, CEO, WA AIDS Council; • Danny Gallant, Manager, Sexually Transmissible Infection and Blood Borne Virus Section, Communicable Disease Control Branch, Department for Health and Ageing, Government of South Australia; • Graham Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University; • Linda Forbes, Manager, Policy and Communications, Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO). Speakers
  8. 8. Many individuals contributed to the development of this report card. In particular, we would like to thank Roanna Lobo, Gemma Crawford, Corie Gray, Graham Brown, Lisa Bastian, Linda Forbes, Rob Lake, Danny Gallant and Sue Laing for their valuable time, insights and input to this development. Thank you also to the organisations that contributed their activities to the mapping audit which informed this Report Card: AIDS Action Council of the ACT; Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO); Burnet Institute; Ethnic Communities Council Queensland; Flinders University; HIV Foundation Queensland; Kirby Institute; La Trobe University; Midwest WA Public Health Unit; Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service; North Richmond Community Health Limited; Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council; Northern Territory Department of Health; Relationships Australia (SA); Scarlet Alliance; SHine SA; South Australia Health; Tasmanian Council on AIDS; Hepatitis and Related Diseases; Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services; Victorian AIDS Council; University of New South Wales; Western Australian AIDS Council; and Western Australian Department of Health. Acknowledgments
  9. 9. For further information, do not hesitate to contact CoPAHM at copahm@curtin.edu.au Follow us on twitter at @CoPAHM or get involved using the hashtag #HIVMobile To download a copy of this Report Card or a copy of the Road Map please visit our website. Additionally, for further information about CoPAHM or to join please visit http://siren.org.au/hivandmobility-1/community-of-practice/ Contact Us

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