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For adolescents, pharmacists have the potential to be an entry point to sexual and reproductive health services in the primary care system....
Supervisor: Anisa Assifi

Pharmacists have the potential to be an entry point for adolescents accessing sexual and reproductive health services through the primary care system...
Supervisor: Anisa Assifi

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common and potentially curable cause of hypertension. We are part of a multidisciplinary NHMRC funded team...

In Australia, general practitioners see 97% of injured workers and thus play a pivotal role in directing the recovery and return to work journey for...

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...
Supervisor: Dr Asvini Subasinghe

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...

Description In Australia, general practitioners see 97% of injured workers and thus play a pivotal role in directing the recovery and return to...

• Background: Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents of ACH...
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

Women are recommended to have a check-up at six weeks postpartum, usually with their general practitioner (GP). Whilst there is an expectation that...
Supervisor: Dr Jessica Botfield

It has been more than 15 years since the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) has been available through community pharmacists in Australia....
Supervisor: Anisa Assifi

The ALLIANCE trial will improve the health and wellbeing of Australian women by promoting safe and effective use of contraceptive medicines amongst...

Over 75,000 people fleeing dangerous circumstances in their home countries were granted protection in Australia between 2010 and 2015. Many of these...

The Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) longitudinal survey of doctors has, since 2008, sought to understand the work...

Trans, gender diverse and non-binary people (TGDNB) have a gender identity that varies from that usually associated with their sex assigned at birth...
Supervisor: Dr Riki Lane

In Australia, approximately one in four women will have an abortion in their lifetime but access to services, particularly in rural areas, and high...

Contraception is key to preventing unintended pregnancy. Among the methods available in Australia, long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) such...

Women with a mental health diagnosis are a greater risk of unintended pregnancy compared to women without mental health symptoms. Women's...

System, provider and patient barriers and concerns continue to impact on the ability of women to optimise their contraceptive use in the Australian...

projects in the areas of refugee and migrant health and mental health using qualitative or mixed methods. primary health care research.
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

Depo Provera is a highly effective long acting reversible contraception administered by a three monthly injection. Internationally, in an attempt to...

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