Taking Action on Hepatitis B
The Multicultural Sexual Health Network hosted the Taking Action on Hepatitis B Forum on 23 July 2015 to celebrate World Hepatitis Day.
Thirty people filled the room at North Richmond Community Health Centre to hear from speakers: Dr Mihaela Ivan, A/Prof. Benjamin Cowie, Dr Jacqui Richmond, Kat Byron and Alison Coelho.
The speakers broadly discussed the current landscape of Hepatitis B in Victoria and Australia and suggested ways forward to improve treatment and care for people living with Hepatitis B in Australia.
Read a full summary of the ‘Taking Action on Hepatitis B’ MSHN Forum.
A migrant woman is at the hospital. Her baby has died. She is handed a note, written in English, informing her of the loss. A husband and wife, from a migrant background, sit in the doctor’s office. The wife has been experiencing health...
To celebrate youth week, the Multicultural Sexual Health Network held a forum on 14 April 2016, to share knowledge and tools to provide quality sexual health and healthy relationships education to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. We also launched our new resource, SHARE.
To coincide with White Ribbon Day in November 2015 the Multicultural Sexual Health Network ran the forum, Domestic Violence and Sexual Health at the Multicultural Hub, Melbourne. Seventy people attended the forum on 17th Nvember 2015 to hear from speakers: Darlene, Roshan Bhandary, Dr Regina Quiazon, Dr Joanne Gardiner and Dr Ruth De Souza.
The MSHN Ballarat forum was held in the newly built Ballarat Community Health Centre on 21st May 2015. Thirty-three people attended, predominantly from Ballarat, with some state-wide agencies attending from Melbourne. The forum provided the opportunity for participants to hear about sexual health in regional areas, with a particular focus on Ballarat and the sexual health needs of people from refugee and migrant communities.
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