Wed. 14 Sep 2022
10:00 am – 11:00 am
AEST (QLD time)
Concerns are increasing regarding the rising rates of syphilis and other sexually transmissible infections among people who experience alcohol and other drug and/or mental health issues in Queensland. This presentation will explore the intersection between sexual health and substance use, and showcase QuIHN's model of point-of-care sexual health testing. The session will also mark the launch of a suite of new educational products and resources designed to equip workers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to undertake a basic sexual health assessment and effective brief interventions with clients.
Emily Buster is a Senior Public Health Officer with the Communicable Diseases Branch, Queensland Health