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Cultural Competence in Sexual Health

Cultural Competence in Sexual Health

Kanwal Saleem (pictured), of CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service, recently spoke about ‘Cultural Competence in Sexual Health Care’ and its importance for people from migrant and refugee backgrounds as part of the Learn over Lunch (LoL)...
World Hepatitis Day 2021

World Hepatitis Day 2021

Did you know that nine out of ten people living with hepatitis globally don’t know they have it? Wednesday 28 July 2021 marks World Hepatitis Day (WHD). WHD is acknowledged each year to bring the world together to raise awareness of the global burden of viral...
Peer Education – What Works and Why?

Peer Education – What Works and Why?

The Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS) has been running a Peer Education program for almost a decade with diverse communities including: Indian, Filipino, Thai Chinese, South Sudanese, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, Karen (from Myanmar) and Liberian. The peer...
Communicating COVID-19

Communicating COVID-19

Culturally Responsive Training, Research & Resources to communicate: VACCINES, COVID-19 & ‘CATCH UP’ CARE. Since the onset of the pandemic and in response to the national rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, CEH has launched a number of initiatives to improve the...
“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’

“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’

“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’ Sex can be a big step, and everyone experiences it differently. However, it is important that you feel safe and comfortable talking about sex, sexual health and contraception. Being prepared is smart. It...
Indian Peer Education Program

Indian Peer Education Program

With restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service (MHSS) has successfully taken it’s community education programs online, delivering peer education programs and engaging with the community using platforms...
Talking Sexual Health this SEXtember!

Talking Sexual Health this SEXtember!

Far too often when it comes to difficult conversations about contraception and safer sex, we talk around it and shy away from the real conversations. Using no contraception, typically 85 in 100 women will get pregnant every year and currently more than 40% of...
LaTrobe University Hepatitis C research project

LaTrobe University Hepatitis C research project

Research interviews: Lived experiences of hepatitis C treatment CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service, is on the research advisory panel of a project currently being undertaken by La Trobe University. A research team from La Trobe University are currently...
Beyond the Birds and Bees

Beyond the Birds and Bees

We discussed everything about sex, sexuality and safe sex in a judgement–free environment  during M-CAN’s workshop- Beyond the Birds and the Bees at MONSU’s digital Safe and Sexy Week. Practicing safer sex means having sex in ways that prevent or decrease the...