Testing in psuedo-communities

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Andrew Burry, CEO of the WA AIDS Council, reports on research into M Clinic clients and discusses how this could be applied in other contexts.

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Testing in psuedo-communities

  1. 1. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+Testingin Pseudo-CommunitiesAndrew BurryCEO- WA AIDS Council10th May, 2013
  2. 2. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+M Clinic Clients -Age
  3. 3. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+M Clinic Clients -Age
  4. 4. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+New & Existing Clients0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%July August September October November DecemberNew ClientsExisting Clients
  5. 5. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+Sexual History
  6. 6. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+Sexual History0%20%40%60%80%100%120%16-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+Age RangeNumber of Penetrative Partners in Previous 12 Months50+20-5010-205-101-5
  7. 7. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+Referral Pathway
  8. 8. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+M Clinic Community• Are M Clinic clients a community?• Community can refer to a social unitthat shares common values• Maybe common behaviours too …• Can you be a member of a communitywithout knowing?• What other communities can wedefine?
  9. 9. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+The FIFO Community?
  10. 10. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+FIFO Community Speculations• Single, male, young(er)• Sexually active, adventurous?• Cashed up, single(ish), travel• Congregate at the airport
  11. 11. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL+Australia & Overseas0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012PercentageWA New Diagnoses 2001 to 2012Place born/Place acquiredOseas Born/Oseas AcqOseas born/Aust AcqAust born/Oseas AcqAust born/Aust Acq
  12. 12. +WAAIDSCOUNCIL

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