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  1. Syphilis

    02 Sep 2019

    If you are infected with syphilis and do not seek treatment, you can remain infectious for up to two years...

  2. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

    It is not difficult to avoid catching sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...

  3. HIV and men - safer sex

    27 May 2019

    HIV transmission can occur from men to women and from women to men as well as between men who have sex with men...

  4. HIV - infection control in hospitals

    08 Mar 2019

    Hospitals follow strict infection control guidelines to prevent the spread of HIV to patients...

  5. HIV, hepatitis and sport

    07 Mar 2019

    People with HIV or hepatitis B or C participate in a wide range of sports without restrictions, and the risk of transmission to another player is extremely small...

  6. Hepatitis B

    17 Dec 2018

    Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver and can lead to serious illness or death...

  7. HIV

    16 Nov 2018

    In Australia, HIV is most commonly spread when having sex without a condom and when sharing needles and other injecting equipment...

  8. Chlamydia

    07 Nov 2018

    Chlamydia is often called the 'silent infection' because most people do not realise they have it...

  9. HIV and women – having children

    12 Sep 2018

    Women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), or women whose partner is HIV-positive, may wish to have children but feel concerned about the risk of transmission of the virus to themselves (if...

  10. HIV and women – safer sex

    12 Sep 2018

    Practising safe sex is important, whether your partner is HIV-positive or not...